The #iwill Fund looks to support social action activities that create opportunities for young people aged 10-20 to develop their character and their capacity to significantly contribute to their community. Social action involves activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteeringand has huge potential to create enjoyable opportunities and skills development for young people, and in turn benefit the local people and places.
Who can apply?
When to apply?
We will prioritise projects that:
Before applying please read the #iwill grant making criteria carefully to make sure that you are eligible to apply.
To apply to the fund, we are inviting organisations to register their projects on the Good Exchange – a funding platform that connects donors and funders with the groups they wish to support.
Please note that on the platform, you’re able to list the full cost of running your project of which #iwill may choose to support an element up to the value of £5,000. Other donors and funders may also wish to contribute, so please make your request clear. You can also use the Good Exchange as part of your fundraising strategy, to promote your project via social media etc, and to showcase your work to a wider audience.
To make sure that we can consider your project for funding under the programme, please put #iwill in the title of your project, and we will be in touch if your project meets the programme aims.
Please contact a member of the Grants Team on 0191 378 6340 if you have any questions or need help with your application.