• BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme

    The next deadline for applications to the BBC Children in Need Small Grants programme is the 1st March 2014.
    Through the Small Grants programme, funding up to £10,000 is available for projects that combat disadvantage and improve children and young people’s lives. In particular, grants are available for projects that help children and young people experiencing:

    • Illness, distress, abuse or neglect
    • Any kind of disability
    • Behavioural or psychological difficulties
    • And / or living in situations of deprivation.

    Applications for funding are accepted from not for profit organisations such as:

    • Registered charities
    • Voluntary organisations
    • Schools
    • Churches
    • Community interest groups; etc.

    Projects supported in the past include:
    Corley Special School in Coventry which received a grant of £6,000 to provide lunchtime horse riding sessions for children with disabilities.
    Caldercruix Youth & Community Development Project in Airdrie, which received a grant of £6,333 to help deliver 2 afterschool clubs a week to young people in an isolated village where children from low income families have little access to services.
    Click here to visit their website and find out more.

    Posted on 13th January 2015