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What is Space2Grow

Young Barnet Foundation’s Space2Grow Children & Young People’s Fund is available to support local charities, community organisations and social enterprises so they can deliver activities and services to children and young people in the London Borough of Barnet.

 

The main purpose of the fund is to:

  • Support local voluntary and community groups, who are members of the Young Barnet Foundation and are working with children and young people (and their families).

  • Grow activities and services for children and young people in the London Borough of Barnet.

  • Give priority to community organisations with limited access to other sources of funding. However, decisions will be on a case by case basis, based on the purpose of the grant and outcomes it will achieve for beneficiaries.

SPACE2GROW IN ACTION

OPEN NOW
 

SPACE2GROW #31 - 2023 Main Grant

Members can apply for up to £9,000

Space2Grow #32 - Autumn Micro Fund

Apply for up to £250 to cover training and development for Staff, Trustees or Volunteers

Where has funding helped

Find out who was funded, the activities provided and the effect it had on the lives of children and young people in Barnet. 

Donate and make a difference

If you want to support Children and Young People in Barnet then donate to the Space2Grow Fund.  100% of donations reach our members 

Coming Up in the rest of  2023

We want to provide members with as much notice of upcoming rounds of Space2Grow and other funding as we can. Therefore below is the current planned dates for 2023. This list will be updated as and when details emerge.
 

BACE Holidays HAF Funding. From 2023 this will no longer be a Space2Grow grant. We will continue to award grants, in partnership with LB of Barnet for YBF members to deliver BACE/HAF projects.  More information on changes to the grants can be found here Please complete the Expression of Interest form on this page if your organisation would like to be considered for Winter Holiday provision. 

Space2Grow#30 – Micro Fund. The funding for this years Micro Fund has now been allocated (details of which organisations were allocated funding are here. A new round of the Micro Fund will open early in 2024, with details of this confirmed on this page. 

Main Grant

Young Barnet Foundation is keen to get funding to members as soon as possible and therefore this year, subject to final confirmation of the funding, the 2023 Main Grant Fund will open in early September. Closing date will be in early October and the awards will be confirmed in December. 

Additional rounds and date changes

Young Barnet foundation and the wider Barnet Together partnership pride ourselves on the flexibility and agility to adjust to current situations, we therefore may amend or add to these funding rounds as the year progresses. 

Application Process:

 

Each round of funding will be open and closed on dates agreed by the Trustees.   

The amounts awarded will vary based on the current level of funds and level of support from partner organisations. 

All applications MUST be made on the correct application form.

More information will be made available when a funding round is open. 

Key Supporters of Space2Grow:

Space2Grow operates thanks to partnerships and the kind generosity of partners, businesses and donations from the general public. Thanks to our core costs being funded we can ensure 100% of donations are passed on to the organisations across the Borough best placed to deliver activities and services to our children and young people.

Some of the key partners to have supported the fund to date include:

Space2Grow and Space2Grow Children and Young People's Fund and logo are branding of Young Barnet Foundation and relate to the small grant funding rounds distributed by Young Barnet Foundation on behalf of the charity and our partners. 

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