Asda Foundation - U18 Better Starts Grant

U18 Better Starts is an Asda Foundation grant for local groups aimed at supporting a broad range of activities for children under the age of 18 which contribute towards transforming communities and improving children’s lives, as well as funding to strengthen their volunteering.

Asda Foundation’s goal is to build resilient communities by empowering local groups to make
a positive difference, addressing local challenges and social needs. There aim to achieve this
by providing funding to local grassroots community groups to enable them to meet the
diverse needs of their community and to help them thrive and grow.

The Under 18s Better Starts (U18 BS) grant is one of three grants within our ‘Grassroots
Grants’ programme, our broadest grant programme which aims to empower there Community
Champions and grassroots groups to apply for what’s important in local communities. It is
designed to help give children the best start in life, tackling poverty, addressing inclusion and
boosting wellbeing

The application window is 15th January – 1st March 2024, but could close early if the budget cap is reached. Read the guidance here and if your group and project meet the criteria, talk to your local Asda Community Champion about applying.