Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Variety Club - Youth Club Grants

The Variety Club Youth Clubs Grant aims to support youth clubs that provide opportunities for improving:
o Social skills,
o Team spirit, and
o Self esteem for young people aged from 8 to 18 years.
Youth organisations in the UK which are affiliated to either Ambition or UK Youth are eligible to apply.
The average grant is between £250 and £600 but sometimes grants are provided for more or for less.
Funding is available for the improvement of youth club premises, equipment and facilities.
Youth clubs are expected to help raise some of the funds.
Applications should:
• Benefit young people from 8 to 18 years old.
• Have sustainability beyond one year.
• Demonstrate involvement from young people in raising funds.
Funding is not available for the following:
• Revenue costs, such as administrative/salaries, hire costs or travel.
• Applications which mainly benefit youth workers such as office equipment.
• Organisations that are not affiliated Youth Clubs.
During the financial year ending 31 December 2013, the Variety Club awarded grants and donations of £2,074,994 (2012: £2,453,5851) of which:
o £1,723,859 was applied for the purchase of Sunshine Coaches and Electric Wheelchairs;
o £142,056 for grants to children's hospitals and other organisations to help children who are sick, disabled or disadvantaged;
o £209,079 was donated to individuals.  
Applications may be submitted at any time.
Application forms are available to download from the Variety Club website.
Contact details for the Variety Club are:
Aoife Walshe
Variety Club
Variety House
93 Bayham Street
London NW1 0AG
Tel: 020 7428 8108

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