Connecting and Strengthening the VCSE Sector

Grants of up to £2,500 for VCSE organisations to deliver projects and activities that support young people aged 16 years and under

The 7Stars Foundation is offering grants of up to £2,500 for registered charities across the UK to deliver projects and activities that support young people aged 16 years and under, prioritising themes of abuse, addiction, child carers and homelessness.

Funding is offered across the following streams:

  • Project grants of up to £2,500 to cover the costs of projects that:
    • Enable young people to have the best start in life and aim high.
    • Have a direct impact and respond to a need in an immediate manner.
    • Are hosted in geographical areas of deprivation and socioeconomic disadvantage.
    • Respond to one or more of the funding priorities of the 7stars Foundation.
    • Address a lack of provision (due to a lack of funding from alternative sources).
  • Provide immediate support, not just in the short-term but with long-term benefits too.
  • Shine Bright grants of up to £1,500 for registered charities to purchase educational, well-being, or recreational items for young people, aged 16 years old or under.
  • Social Impact funding for three charities across the year for projects that align with various awareness days (such as Race Equality Week, PRIDE month, World Homeless Day or Black History Month).

The trustees typically meet four times a year to review grant applications.

For further information, funding criteria and how to apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is 30th April 2024.