Funds projects that enhance and support the lives of children and young people (under the age of 25) who are disadvantaged physically, mentally or socially. They want you to work directly with children and young people and have a positive influence on their lives as a result of the activities or service provided. If a project is for a physical, tangible asset of a permanent nature it must have a minimum predicted life span of five years (preferably ten), be non-transferable and of a permanent nature. If a project is educational or disability sports-focused there must be a key rugby element to engage children and young people.
- When to apply:
- Applications can be made at any time
- Next deadline:
No deadline date
- Charities only:
- How to apply
- Download the application form from the website and email or post to Wooden Spoon.
- Grants will not be considered for salaries, administration costs, professional fees and on-going overheads related to a capital project.
Fund award sizes
No minimum provided
No maximum provided
- Annually awarded:
- Notes on award amounts:
- While there is neither a minimum nor maximum grant level, it is unlikely projects of a physical nature under £5,000 in value will have sufficient substance and scale to qualify under the “projected life span” criteria.
- Organised Sport
- Recreation and social activities
- Economically/socially disadvantaged
- People of a specific age group
- People with disabilities
- People with learning disabilities
- People with physical disabilities
- People with sensory impairments
- Young people