Grants of up to £30,000 are available to registered charities in England and Wales for projects to support young people to move into employment or become employment ready. The Lawrence Atwell's Charity aims to help young people free themselves from poverty and disadvantage by heading into the job they want. In line with this aim, its Charities Programme has been established to award grants to registered charities in England and Wales for projects to support young people to move into employment or become employment ready.
Grants of up to £10,000 per year are available, with awards for three years open to consideration.
Applications will be accepted from registered charities and non-profit organisations based in England and Wales.
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Have an annual turnover not exceeding £1 million.
- Be able to provide at least one set of audited or independently examined annual accounts.
- Not be seeking a grant that represents more than 20% of the current annual running costs of the organisation.
Priority will be given to projects that:
- Help young people attain a vocational qualification.
- Offer long-term tracking of beneficiaries, to establish quality outcomes.
- Operate in partnership with other local organisations.
- Are based in London and Kent, the historic areas of Skinners' Company activity.