Manjit Wolstenholme Fund, deadline 1 October 2019 (12 noon) 15 August 2019 Grants of £5,000 to £10,000 are available from the Manjit Wolstenholme Fund for projects to support young people in deprived areas of Bradford district to achieve their full potential, no matter their background. Community groups, charities, social enterprises or other charitable organisations that are based in or supporting people living in the Bradford Metropolitan District area can apply. Priority will be given to organisations with an income of under £500,000 in the most recent financial year. What can be funded? Activity should focus on young people aged up to 21, their parents, carers, family members or key influencers working directly with young people or with families. Projects should support one or more of the following: "Increasing aspiration and enabling young people to make informed choices about their next steps in education and learning. Developing confidence, resilience and life skills in order to increase attainment and access to education and learning opportunities (including within the world of work). Addressing issues of low educational attainment and improving learning outcomes. Providing young people with opportunities to reduce inequality, exclusion and disadvantage, and therefore increase access to education and learning." Interested? Please read the guidance notes before completing the application form. The deadline for applications is 1 October 2019 (12 noon). Briefing event A briefing session is taking place on 12 September 2019 from 1pm to 3pm at Provident Financial PLC, 1 Godwin Street, Bradford BD1 2SU. If you would like to attend, please register for the briefing event. Questions? This grants programme is managed for Bradford district by Leeds Community Foundation. Telephone 0113 242 2426 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. This content is © Bfunded 2019.
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