Funding news

£31m funding boost announced for DCSF Grant Programme – Friday 15 February 2008

Minister for Young People Kevin Brennan has committed a further £31million over the next 3 years for the Children, Young People and Families Grant Programme.

The Grant Programme awards funding to third sector organisations whose work improves outcomes for children, young people and families.

This financial year (2008/09) over £11million has been allocated from the programme, benefiting 99 third sector organisations across England. The remaining funds will go towards the strategic projects over the three year period until 2010/11.

The next Children, Young People and Families Grant funding round will open early summer 2008.

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For Children, Young People and Families Grant scheme details go to: www.governmentfunding.org.uk/VCSSearch (opens new window).