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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 or Spelthorne. To apply, your group must have a constitution and a bank account that needs two signatures.

Communities for Youth grants awarded 2015 (244KB PDF)

Communities for Youth 2017 - Guidance (468KB PDF)

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

All funding awarded in 2016 (47KB XLS)

Heathrow Community Fund grant agreement 2017 (870KB DOC)


Grants are awarded twice a year and there is a two stage process. See below for the timetable for applications and decision-making.

Form required Closing date Decision
Round 1: Expression of interest form required 13.01.17 06.02.17 - Invitation to submit Stage 2 application
Round 1: Stage 2 application form 13.03.17 18.04.17 - Board of Trustees meeting
Round 2: Stage 1 Expression of interest form required 26.05.17 29.06.17 - Invitation to submit Stage 2 round application
Round 2: Stage 2 application form 04.08.17 22.09.17 - Board of Trustees meeting


Please ensure your completed application is sent to us (full details on our Contact Us page) in plenty of time for the application closing dates listed above. Late entries 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.