£2 million Youth strand of the Building Connections Fund opens

Eligible charities and community organisations from across England can apply from today (15 August 2018) for up to £80,000 from the Building Connections Fund Youth strand, to expand or enhance their work tackling youth loneliness.

Funding, delivered by the Co-op Foundation, is available for projects that support any groups of young people within the most deprived 30% areas of England.

Grants can also support projects from any location in England that mainly benefit young people with any one or more of the following circumstances:

  • Being a carer
  • Being unemployed or precariously employed
  • Experiencing bereavement
  • Having a disability or long-term health condition
  • Having been in the care system.

Please read the guidance notes in full before applying through the online form. The deadline is 26 September 2018 .