Funding available – £15,000

Pilot Aims

  • Pilot an Employment Academy within 2 youth clubs and 1 school (Westminster Academy) within Westminster targeting young people aged 11-18 who are at risk of becoming NEET.
  • Develop engaging content for workshops including career curves, coding and gaming.
  • Engage and coordinate business partners to provide volunteers to facilitate workshops, mentor young people and host insight days at their premises.
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the pilot and produce a sustainability plan

Click here for application guidance & form

Deadline: Monday 1st October

The application should be sent to helen@ywfoundation.com (only YWF members can apply for this opportunity)



Young Westminster Foundation/London Sport: Satellite clubs small grants

London Sport Grants are now closed

YWF are working in partnership with London Sport to manage their Satellite Clubs programme 2018-2019 and award funding in Westminster.

Before completing the application form please read the guidance below carefully ensuring that you meet all eligibility criteria.

If you have any queries about anything in the guidance, or wish to discuss your application please email info@ywfoundation.com

Application Form & Guidance


YWF Small Grants Programme

Spring 2018 Programme

The fund aims to support community organisations to deliver activities and services that meet the needs of the children and young people of Westminster, whilst enhancing the capacity and sustainability of the sector. The projects that we have supported each focus on one of our key theme’s as highlighted by our recent needs analysis report, A City Within A City:

  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Accessing Opportunities
  • Staying Safe
  • Local Environment

The grants panel included YWF trustees, young Westminster residents, representatives from  John Lyon’s Charity and One Westminster and founding partners. The following organisations and projects have been awarded a small grant in May 2018, with the scope to benefit over 1000 young people:

A special thank you to our founding partners whose support has made our grants programme possible – Shaftesbury PLCColas RailThe Mercers’ CompanyLandsec, Capital Arches Group and A Taj Hotel.

Autumn 2018 Programme

Details coming soon


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