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Funding Available for Organisations That Support & Develop Young People


The application process is open for the first round of the CoOp Foundation – Future Communities Fund. 

The Future Communities Fund will offer unrestricted and flexible grants of up to £30,000 a year for five years to organisations helping diverse young people develop the skills to become future leaders and activists.

Applications close at  12pm (midday) on 23rd December 2022.

There is a total of £1.5m to award from this round of funding. ‘Unrestricted funding’ means your organisation can decide how to spend the grant to further your mission or charity objectives.

Eligible organisations will:

For further information please visit: Future Communities Fund   | Co-op Foundation (coopfoundation.org.uk)

Funding decisions will be supported by our Future Communities Collective – a group of ten young people who are sharing their expertise to design this Fund and make funding decisions.

If your first stage application is of interest, you will be invited for a short follow-up chat. These chats will be summarised and sent to our Future Communities Collective who will then decide which organisations are invited to submit a full application.

Good luck!

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