Space2Grow #16 - Holiday Activity Fund, Easter 2021
Space 2 Grow#16 was launched in early March 2021 to distribute central government funding to Young Barnet Foundation members to deliver activities in the Easter 2021 Holiday period along with food.
We are pleased to confirm £12,000 to 10 organisations who are Young Barnet Foundation members delivering Enriching and Physical Activities, alongside Nutritional Education and the provision of food during the Easter Holiday period. The funding is for school age children aged 5-16 years old. The primary beneficiaries of the programme are intended to be Free School Meal eligible children, but the programme can include support for children and young people facing hardship and to target geographical hotspots showing high levels of economic disadvantage, obesity and deprivation.
The Department for Education is rolling out a Holiday Activities, with Food Programme out in every Borough. Barnet as our Local Authority, Young Barnet Foundation and a number of partners are working together to launch the Holiday Activity programme in Barnet.
Application open date: Wednesday 3rd March 2021
Closing Date: Sunday 14th March 2021; 23:59
Total Amount Awarded: £12,000
Number of Awards: 10
Awards Announced: Friday 19th March 2021
Axis Educational Trust - £780
Providing a range of outdoor and indoor activities including football, basketball, cycling, table tennis and dance. Healthy eating and keeping well information will be provided. The project will focus on the Colindale, Hendon, West Hendon, Burnt Oak and Mill Hill areas, with a particular focus on school children for whom English is not their first language within the age ranges 9-16 years old.
Cricklewood Boxing Club - £780
Recommencing delivery of their school break clubs including a range of sports, trips to local play areas and provision of a hot meal each day, catering for the age range 9-16 years old.
GROW - £780
Providing a four day outdoor learning and food growing holiday programme for children aged 9-11 from Underhill ward, consisting of three elements; Forest School using the Totteridge nature reserve, Growing Food & learning about sustainable food growing, and Helping prepare a healthy meal each day using fresh produce harvested from the farm. The aim of the programme is to instill a positive relationship with food and understanding the journey from ‘ground to plate’
Ball Out Community - £1,320
Providing basketball coaching sessions in Hendon Park for Young People aged 10-18 years old, including a prize giving ceremony at the end of the week.
Nene Tereza - £960
Providing a range of sporting activities during the week and in addition running traditional Albanian dance classes to improve fitness levels for Children and Young People aged 5-16 years old.
Somali Bravenese Welfare Association - £2,400
Providing activities including both Indoor and outdoor activities; boxing, martial arts, art , basketball, football and many more. Aimed at Children & Young People aged 9-16 years old. 4 Groups of 15 Children and Young People per day.
New Barnet Community Association - £600
Provision of Holiday Playscheme using existing indoor and outdoor equipment at the New Barnet Community Centre, aimed at Children aged 5-12 years old.
Pro Touch SA CIC - £2,280
Provision of football coaching at two locations within the Borough (Powerleague Mill Hill and Trott Road Barnet) and in addition informal discussion on key issues related to current issues/affairs such as anti-racism, gang, drugs conflicts etc, as well as aiming to offer volunteering opportunities for local Young People, aimed at Children and Young People aged 5-16 years old.
F.U.S.E - £1,320
F.U.S.E encourages healthy living through fun physical activity like sports and dance, as well as teaching young people how to cook and make healthy diet choices. Provision will include offsite trips to encourage Children & Young People to explore the world outside of their estate, and where appropriate providing training opportunities for young people who want to advance into a youth work career through our junior leader programme.
Barnet Community Projects - £780
Building on previous holiday provision at the Rainbow Centre, Barnet Community Projects will deliver a range of activities 2 hours per day over the 2 weeks of the Easter Holidays, including football, basketball, rugby, tennis and dodgeball, arts & crafts, cooking and dance. Aimed at Children & Young People aged 5-16 years old.
Monitoring and Evaluation
End of project monitoring and evaluation report is available to read HERE
Space2Grow #16 is funded by the Department of Education Holiday Activity fund and delivered in partnership with London Borough of Barnet.
Space2Grow, Space2Grow Childrens 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.