iwill Youth Social Action grants Bradford, deadline 28 June 2018 (12 noon)

23 May 2018

Leeds Community Foundation is managing the iwill Youth Social Action fund for Bradford district. "Social action" involves activities such as campaigning and volunteering which enable participants to make a positive difference to their communities.

  • Grants from £1,000 to £5,000.
  • Projects can be up to a year in duration.
  • Grants should deliver social action opportunities for young people aged 10 to 20 years old, or 25 for disabled people.


"This fund is open to registered charities, constituted community groups and other charitable organisations including social enterprises and CICs in England. National organisations with local branches (with their own management committee and bank account) can apply. New organisations that can demonstrate they are financially robust can apply."


The funder will prioritise projects that:

  • "Seek to increase participation from young people from less affluent social economic groups, hard to reach groups and people who might not usually take part in social action;
  • Are working with young people at the younger end of the spectrum (10 to 14 years old)
  • Build the appetite of young people to continue with social action; support habit forming behaviour; leave a legacy of behaviour/activity after the funding stops
  • Involve young people in planning, delivery and evaluation.
  • Give young people the opportunity to learn new skills and develop their character and confidence.
  • Give young people the platform to get their voice heard."

This fund aims to develop opportunities rather than fund the provision of existing youth work.


Please read the fund criteria before completing the application form.

The deadline for applications is 28 June 2018 (12 noon).


This fund for Bradford district is managed by Leeds Community Foundation. Email grants@leedscf.org.uk or telephone 0113 242 2426.