Comic Relief Launches £4m Fund for homeless young People
Comic Relief has announced a £4m fund for initiatives that use sport to improve the lives of young people who don’t have a secure place to live. The ‘Safe, Secure, Settled’ fund is for projects in the UK, India, South Africa, Brazil and Kenya that will help young people who are homeless or living in temporary accommodation to gain skills.
Grants of between £100,000 and £500,000 are available to cover a period of between two and four years. Projects should take a creative approach, use sport as a tool for social change in their approach and contribute to at least one of the following outcomes:
- Children and young people increase and/or sustain their engagement with education.
- Children and young people have increased pathways into training or employment.
- More children and young people have a safe and supportive network or trusted place to go for advice.
- Children and young people increase life skills, for example money management, daily living skills, legal rights, problem solving, creative thinking, communication, interpersonal relationships, mindfulness, assertiveness, empathy, coping with stress, trauma and loss, resilience.
Applications are being accepted now until 14 June 2018, although applications that are received early may be reviewed before the deadline.
Find out more at: https://www.comicrelief.com/apply-for-grants/open-grants-initiatives/safe-secure-settled