CABWI Awarding Body – Grant Funding

CABWI Awarding Body is a registered charity who promotes learning and development for young people and adults to gain skills and confidence to enter the job market and career paths.

CABWI will support projects that:

  • Reach and work with those who face complex barriers to employment, or who are at risk of becoming NEET (not in employment, education, or training).
  • Increase the learning and life skills of people so that they may further develop their careers, with a particular focus on the water, utilities, and construction industries.
  • Have clear and well-established connections to employers who can offer meaningful work experience and/or employment.

Awards of up to £35,000 per year, is available depending on income.

  • Projects whose income is below £231,000 may only apply for up to 15% of annual turnover.  (For example, if you have a turnover of £125,000, the maximum amount that you could apply for is £18,750).
  • Projects whose income is between £231,000- £1m can apply for a maximum of £35,000, (not 15% of turnover).
  • Organisations with income of more than £1m per year are not eligible for funding.

From 2024 grants will be awarded for a maximum of 12 months.   The following organisations can apply:

  • Registered charities
  • Community Interest Companies
  • Co-operatives – registered Community Benefit Societies and registered Industrial and Provident Societies
  • Social Enterprises

For more information, and to apply, click here.