the7stars Foundation offers three streams of funding: project applications for 16 year olds and under; long term applications for 16 year olds and under; and direct funding for 18 year olds and under.
The Foundation prioritises projects that are for those challenged by abuse; addiction; those who are young carers; those who find themselves in transition and those without a place to call home.
- Project grants awarded up to £5,000
- To organisations with a turnover of under £1.5 million
- Supporting young people aged 16 years and under.
- Projects aligned to values of Potential; Opportunity; Fairness & Impact. Enabling young people to have the best start in life, to reach for the stars.
- Projects which have a direct impact and respond to a need in an immediate manner.
- Projects hosted in geographical areas of deprivation and socioeconomic disadvantage.
- Projects which respond to (one of the/multiple) funding priorities of the7starsfoundation; address a lack of provision (due to a lack of funding from alternative sources).
- Projects which provide immediate support not just in the short-term but with long-term benefits too.
Long Term Applications
- With a turnover of under £500,000.
- Supporting young people aged 16 years and under (18 years and under at trustee discretion- e.g. charities supporting care leavers).
- Unrestricted grant funding awarded on a two year commitment, up to £20,000 per year, with a focus on capacity building and enabling organisations to reach further.
- Collaboration will enable meaningful engagement within the wider 7stars agency.
- Organisations aligned to values of Potential; Opportunity; Fairness & Impact. Enabling young people to have the best start in life, to reach for the stars.
- Organisations have a direct impact and respond to a need in an immediate manner.
- Organisations respond to (one of the/multiple) funding priorities of the7stars foundation in an innovative manner, responding to lack of provision.
- Organisations challenged by a lack of funding or sustainability.
- Funding will enable organisations to build capacity; achieve sustainability; increase their reach and support and develop their vision.
- Grants between £100-£1,000 available for young people themselves aged 18 years and under.
- Funding for young people to overcome or heal from abuse; addiction, support for those in transition or without a place to call home.
- Applications for funding must be supported or submitted by a social, outreach or support worker (on behalf of the young person).
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme
For more information and how to apply please click here.
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