The Youth Engagement Strategic Partnership Board (#YES) have been supporting organisations by providing funding to organisations to deliver school holiday activities.
We are pleased to announce additional funding opportunities to ensure the City has activities during Easter, Summer and Christmas and half term holidays.
The Youth Engagement Strategic Partnership Board (#YES) will be assessing all funding applications.
The Board plays an integral role in ensuring the city's Youth Engagement Strategy is delivered. The board was launched in November 2020, is supported by the City of Wolverhampton Council's Coproduction and Youth Engagement Team and has been working on the development of the application form.
The Youth Engagement Strategic Board is comprised of reps from Youth Voice Groups across the city, these include the Youth Council, Culture & Diversity Group, HY5 (SEND Forum), Children In Care Council (CiCC) and the Local Youth Ambassador Groups.
The Holiday Activity Fund and #YES Fund has an eligibility criteria targeting children eligible for free school meals.
Organisations in and around Wolverhampton are being invited to bid for grant aid to deliver Holiday Activities and Food schemes across the City until 2025.
A new Grants Framework (Funding Rounds A and B) is inviting bids from charities and voluntary organisations, social enterprises, local sports clubs and private sector providers to deliver the DfE-funded HAF programme during the main school holidays (Summer, Christmas and Easter) through to 2025.
Funding Round A covers the school holidays of Summer 2023, Christmas 2023, Easter 2024, Summer 2024 and Christmas 2024. Funding Round B is just for Summer 2023 on its own.
See below for the HAF grant application form, specification and guidance or email email@example.com
Further information on HAF is also available from the Department for Education (DfE) website.
The closing date for applications for Funding Rounds A and B is 16th June 2023.
We will not fund: