Voluntary, Charity and Social Enterprise members drive the Young Barnet Foundation.  Our dedicated team are committed to helping your organisation enhance the opportunities, activities and services you provide for the children, young people and families of Barnet


Apply* to our local grants pot Space 2 Grow Children & Young People's Fund for access to funding for projects that demonstrate partnership, innovation and benefit to local children and young people

Find out about Space2Grow HERE

*subject to eligability criteria 

Call on our experience in bid writing to support your efforts to secure grant funding. We offer a 1 hr planning session to identify potential partners and develop your bid and a subsequent 1 hr review session to constructively review your application before submission

Work with us and our partners such as London Youth and the Small Charities Coalition to invest in your future – from governance and safeguarding support to sector specific training, we can help you access the resources you need.

As your voice at a local and regional level, trust us to put the interests of the VCSE Children and Young People Sector first in all our discussions and interactions with strategic stakeholders with the aim of bringing additional resource and funding to our members.


Arrange a 1:1 meeting with the YBF team to discuss your needs and how we can target our resources to best help

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Join our dedicated VCSE members only zone to share ideas, knowledge and expertise


Receive our monthly e-newsletter to keep up to date with events, funding/training opportunities, sector and member news


Want to advertise your project or be our monthly focus member? Get in touch:

Running quarterly - an exciting opportunity for member CEOs to get together to discuss and identify solutions to common sector challenges


Get in touch if you have an event or project that you want to advertise or showcase. We are here to amplify your voice and extend your reach so will share via our network and on social media

Attend our Locality Network events running quarterly in each area, to meet other members and strategic partners, share best practice and local knowledge, hear from external speakers and develop partnerships for growth and inward investment

Let us know if you have any sector specific training requirements that will develop your team/organisation and we will seek out free or low-cost provision from our partner network.


We particularly encourage peer-to-peer member training to spread specific expertise locally and are committed to working with our membership to develop this bespoke offer

More training available HERE

Sign up to UPSHOT© through us to allow you to manage, monitor and evaluate your projects and demonstrate your organisational impact.


We have secured an 80% discount for members so for less than £5/week you can track performance against objectives and outcomes quickly and easily – and turn data into trustee/funder reports at the click of a button

More information HERE

The Young Barnet Foundation offer is not exhaustive - we will bring to our members any opportunity that we feel may be of benefit.  

Young Barnet Foundation 

To find out more about us, please contact our

friendly team on 020 3621 6090 or 07810 371314

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