Funding Round-up – Children and Youth (Part 5), August 2023

Here is a final collection of funding rounds from local and national organisations focusing on children and youth themes aimed at helping charities continue their work

Whilst every effort has been made to provide up-to-date information, due to the varying nature and progress of public policies and other related activity, MVA do advise that some of the details below may have changed since the time of its issue and ask that readers please check with each organisation’s website for the latest news.

Relaunching in September 2023 - Breakfast Club Grants from Kellogg's
Grants from the Kellogg’s Company are to be made available to support school breakfast clubs in the UK.

Kellogg’s do advise there will be a limited number of grants available with priority being given to schools that either:
  • Have 35% and above of children eligible for pupil premium funding, or
  • Are based in an area which is classified as falling in the 10% of most deprived areas according to the Index of Multiple Deprivation
Further details and how to apply are available on the Kellogg’s website.

The Special Needs and Care for Children and Young People Programme
The Peter Harrison Foundation offers grants to charities in the South East of England to assist young people who are disabled, disadvantaged, and ill, and the homeless or at risk of crime, truancy or addiction.

The Trustees welcome applications for the following types of project:
  • Projects that work with or benefit disabled, chronically or terminally ill children, and provide support for their parents and carers
  • Projects that help to engage children or young people at risk of crime, truancy, or addiction, and
  • Projects organised for young people at risk of homelessness, or that provide new opportunities for homeless young people
The Foundation advises meetings to decide applications are held quarterly, however applications can be accepted at any time.

More details and how to apply are available on the Foundation’s website.

Grant Funding from The Toy Trust
The Toy Trust offer grants of up to £5,000 to registered charities that support disabled and disadvantaged children under the age of 13.

The Trust says the funds aim to:
  • Alleviate suffering
  • Support children through awful experiences
  • Encourage achievement through adversity
  • Purchase vital equipment
  • Provide care
  • Bolster existing initiatives
  • Initiate brand new projects
  • Satisfy basic needs
The Trust says they will fund equipment and services, but not salaries or research, and favours groups that have carried out some form of effective fundraising by themselves.

Although there is no specified deadline, meaning applications can be accepted at any time, the Trust advises that meetings are held four times a year (in February, June, August, and November) to consider applications.

More information and how to apply can be found at The Trust’s website.

Triangle Trust 1949 Fund - Development Grants Programme
The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund continues its call for applications for its closing round from community and voluntary organisations working to rehabilitate offenders or ex-offenders in the UK.

The Triangle Trust provides funding through its Development Grants programme twice a year to registered charities and not-for-profit social enterprises in the UK.

The Trust offers funding particularly for groups who support unpaid carers (spring round) and to rehabilitate offenders or ex-offenders (autumn round).

The Trust’s Development Grants provide funds towards any costs experienced by the applicant through the course of its core business.

Due to relaunch in September 2023, the application deadline for their Autumn Round will be Sunday 29th Oct 2022 (with further dates to be announced).

Further details, including the online application process, can be found on The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund website.

If you would like to see coverage of specific funding or grant rounds to help your charity, your project, your community group or enterprise, you can get in touch by email at, you can also contact MVA via the website.