Looking for funding to support your youth work project? We can help.

This funding directory has hundreds of opportunities for youth groups, voluntary organisations and community projects.

You’ll find information on everything from small local grants to national funding schemes. You’ll also find information and guidance on our national funding partnerships here, including the National Voluntary Youth Organisation Support Fund.


Funding Source
Type of Cost
Funding Status
The Outward Bound Annington Challenge
Initiative that offers young people from military families the chance to experience their very own Outward Bound summer camp adventure at one of Outward Bound's locations.
  • Status:  Closed
Variety Youth Club Grants
Supports youth clubs and supplies them with essential equipment through part-funding. No deadlines for applications.
  • Status:  Open
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Funding for projects in the UK that help individuals overcome disadvantage, social exclusion and lack of opportunity and so realise their full potential. No deadlines for applications.
  • Status:  Open
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Youth Fund
Supports organisations whose main purpose is working with and for young people (aged 14-25) who face complex transitions to adulthood. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Status:  Open
What’s Your Big Idea?!
This is a small grants fund for young people in Scotland aged 12-25 who want to get an exciting idea off the ground and turn it into reality. Rolling deadline.
  • Status:  Open, Recurring
Ponton House Trust
Grants for organisations working with young people in the Edinburgh and Lothian area, in the region of £1,000 to £3,000. No deadlines for applications.
  • Status:  Open, Recurring
The William Syson Foundation
Promotes, develops and ensures the practice and enjoyment of the arts, including the visual and performing arts, literature and heritage and works to support the arts sector. No deadlines.
  • Status:  Open
The Wood Foundation (TWF)
A Scottish-based Trust with a global outlook investing over £50million into economic, community and enterprise activities.
  • Status:  Open
Pounds for Purpose
Pounds for Purpose offers £500 awards for project costs to young people in Scotland aged 16 to 26 who have an idea to make a positive difference to their community or the environment.
  • Status:  Open
The Percy Bilton Charity
Open to registered charities in the UK, whose primary objectives is to assist disadvantaged/underprivileged young people. No deadlines for applications.
  • Status:  Open
Wooden Spoon Charity
Wooden Spoon Charity provides grants to organisations and charities in the UK to run projects that benefit children and young people under 25. No deadlines for applications.
  • Status:  Open
The Pixel Fund
This Fund provides grants to UK based charities in order to support the improvement in mental health and well-being of children and young adults.
  • Status:  Open, Recurring