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Opportunities: Children & young people

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The Co-operative Foundation Young Gamechangers Fund

Grants of up to £20,000 are available to UK groups or organisations that can deliver youth-led projects and activities with and for young people aged 10-25. Partnership bids are welcomed. Individuals may also apply.

Deadline: 19 December 2023

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The Youth Music Trailblazer Fund

Grants of between £2,000 and £30,000 are available over 2 years for constituted UK organisations for projects that encourage children and young people aged under 25 to make, learn and earn in music.

Deadline: 12 January 2024

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Young and Talented Cornwall

Young and Talented Cornwall strives to help young individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding talent but are struggling to achieve

Deadline: 31 January 2024

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The Delamere Dairy Foundation

Grants available for organisations working in the areas or agriculture, the environment, education, children and young people, financial hardship and the relief of sickness.

Deadline: 29 February 2024

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The 7 Stars Foundation

Project grants up to £2,500 are available for smaller UK registered charities working with children and young people

The deadline for this opportunity was 1 November 2023

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National Lottery Fund – Million Hours

Funding for organisations to give extra support to young people in areas where they may be at risk of anti-social behaviour.

The deadline for this opportunity was 24 November 2023

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The Oli Leigh Trust

Grants available to organisations working in the area of suicide prevention and mental health among children and young people.

The deadline for this opportunity was 30 November 2023

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Ocado Foundation for Good

Grants of up to £1,000 available to a wide range of organisations to support skills development and/or sustainability projects that benefit local communities.

Deadline: 31 December 2023

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The Hedley Foundation Limited

The Headley Foundation Limited offer grants of up to £5,000 to small to medium sized charities working with vulnerable groups.

The deadline for this opportunity was 28 October 2023

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The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund offers grants up to £10,000, for registered and exempt charities for care of children with disabilities.

The deadline for this opportunity was 1 December 2023

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The deadline for this opportunity was 22 October 2023

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The deadline for this opportunity was 24 September 2023