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Young Manchester Youth and Play Fund 2018-2020

The purpose of this fund is Youth and Play, delivered by neighbourhood and city wide voluntary and community sector (VCS) partners to ensure children and young people aged 5-19 (up to 25 for care leavers and those with additional needs) have sufficient good quality access to Youth and Play services in their local areas and where the needs are greatest. Young Manchester

To apply your organisation must be a registered charity/not-for-profit organisation who:

  • Can demonstrate successful outcomes for young people
  • Can demonstrate strong governance and financial integrity
  • Is interested in extending the scope or scale of what they do well (such as delivering in a new area or neighbourhood)
  • Is interested in developing new ideas supported by strong rationale that explains how outcomes for young people will be achieved

The Young Manchester Youth and Play Fund application is split in to two stages, but only consists of one application form.

All organisations wishing to apply for funding should fill out Stage One of the application form and submit to Young Manchester: enquiries@youngmanchester.org by Wednesday 15 November 2017, 12noon

All applicants will be contacted by 23 November as to whether Young Manchester would like them to complete Stage Two.

The Prospectus, Application Form, Application guidance can be downloaded below.

Key dates

1 November 2017Fund opens for applications
15 November 2017 (Midday)Closing date for Stage One applications
23 November 2017Commissioning panel review stage one applications and inform applicants
13 December 2017 (Midday)Closing date for Stage Two applications
8 January 2018Review and assessment of applications by Commissioning panel
1 February 2018Successful applicants informed
1 April 2018Programme commences


Youth and Play Fund 2018-2020 Prospectus