BBC Children in Need: Inspiring Futures

Will be opening further COVID-19 response funding programmes in October. Please keep checking their website for updates.

BBC Children in Need and Youth Futures Foundation are partnering to deliver Inspiring Futures, a £6 million programme to fund positive activities which support children and young people to achieve their potential on their journey towards employment.

Eligible organisations will be able to apply for between £10,000 and £80,000 for work commencing in October 2020.

Funding will be for project and organisational costs, including planning and development for the future, and will support:

  • Between 12 and 18 months of delivery
  • Working with children and young people aged:
  • 10 to 24 in England
  • 10 to 18 In Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Funding is available for not for profit organisations working to improve prospects of children and young people who:

  • Face discrimination or disadvantage by supporting them on their journey towards or into employment.
  • Experience discrimination or disadvantages which create short- or longer-term barriers to employment, especially those whose journeys towards employment have been further disrupted by COVID-19.

Click here to find out more here.