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Further £30m investment in the Voluntary Sector to reduce youth crime – Wednesday 16 July 2008

Charities and voluntary organisations that focus on preventing young people from committing crime or becoming involved in anti social behaviour, gun or gang crime, are set to benefit from a £30m cash boost.

The money will be distributed through the second round of the Youth Sector Development Fund (YSDF).

Grants will be awarded to a wide variety of organisations that provide an invaluable services to vulnerable young people facing difficult issues such as substance misuse, teenage pregnancy and not being in education, employment or training.

The second funding round expects to support around 12 Voluntary Sector organisations, who will each receive funding in the region of £2.5 million from December 2008 – March 2011.

Organisations have also been invited to come forward and bid to become a pilot for the Intensive Intervention Project.


Full scheme details will be published on the Government Funding portal when available.

For more information, go to: www.dfes.gov.uk (opens new window).