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Communities for Youth

Are you working to improve the lives of young people 13 to 24 years old? Do you have an idea to give young people new skills and self-confidence? For getting them into training, work or more involved in their community? If so, you could qualify for a grant from our Communities for Youth programme.

Grants between £2,500 and £25,000 per year for up to two years are awarded for groups including charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges local authorities and Community Interest Companies. Your work must be planned for Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Slough, Spelthorne Richmond, Runnymede, Windsor and Maidenhead or South Bucks. To apply, your group must have a constitution and a bank account that needs two signatures.

Communities for Youth grants awarded 2016 (316KB PDF)

Communities for Youth 2017 - Guidance and Criteria (453KB PDF)

Communities for youth 2017 - Stage 1 Application Form (218KB PDF)

All funding awarded in 2016 (316KB PDF)

Heathrow Community Fund grant agreement 2017 (870KB DOC)


Grants are awarded twice a year and there is a to stage process. Grants for 2017 have all now been awarded and we are closed for applications until 2018. See below for the timetable for applications and decision-making for 2018:

Form required Closing date Decision
Round 1: Stage 1 form 12.01.18 07.02.18 - Invitation to submit Stage 2 application
Round 1: Stage 2 form 09.03.18 18.04.18 - Board of Trustees meeting
Round 2: Stage 1 form 25.05.18 25.06.18 - Invitation to submit Stage 2 round application
Round 2: Stage 2 form 27.07.18 27.09.18 - Board of Trustees meeting


Please complete your application at:

If you would like to discuss your project or have us review the wording of all or some aspect of your application, please send this to us in a word document (full details on our Contact Us page). Please consider the time you’ll need to complete the online form before the deadline, and allow us a week to review your draft. Late entries and old application forms will not be accepted.

Sustainability and environmental projects

Wildlife garden at Yeading Junior School

Communities for Tomorrow invites grant applications from organisations working on environmental or sustainability projects & schemes that involve recycling, tackling climate change or improving the local environment.