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Space2Grow #23 - Holiday Activities & Food (HAF) Fund, Easter 2022

BACE Holidays is a project delivered in partnership with Barnet Council and funded by the Department for Education to offer children and young people who currently receive free school meals access to enriching activities and a healthy lunch over the holidays.

Space2Grow#23 is the latest instalment of holiday activity grants to distribute central government funding to Young Barnet Foundation members delivering engaging activities and healthy meals during the Easter 2022 school holiday period.

Information, Training & Resources

Young Barnet Foundation members can find out more information and resources linked to the BACE programme on our HAF Webpage


For private company providers looking to deliver HAF in Barnet, you will need to apply via the Council.  Please visit their website HERE

Application Process

Key information: 


Application open date:  27th January 2022

Closing Date: 13th February 2022 

Total Amount Awarded:  £

Number of Awards: 15     

Awards Announced: 2nd March 2022

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A total of £41,806 was distributed to 14 Young Barnet Foundation members for this round:

The Axis Educational Trust - £4,560.00

Tzvivos Hashem - Chabad GG - £3,420.00

Fresh Arts C.I.C - £4,560.00

Cricklewood boxing club - £3,040.00

Somali Bravanese Welfare Association in Barnet - £3,800.00

Barnet Community Projects - £3,432.00

Wild About Our Woods CIO - £1,140.00

Fun Unique Social Enterprise C.I.C. - £3,420.00

Stonegrove Community Trust - £3,648.00

Resources for Autism -  £608.00

The Hope of Childs Hill (THOCH) - £3,800.00

Grow (We are Grow) - £1,140.00

Living Way Ministries - £3,648.00

Ball Out Community - £1,590.00

Key Criteria Summarised


Delivery:  Face to face delivery. 

Dates : Either 4 days of Week 1 (4-8th April) or 4 days of Week 2 (11-14th April 2022) .     

Delivery may not be split over two weeks.  We are encouraging members to deliver in week 2 but will accept applications for week 2.  

Minimum: 4hrs per day for 4 days.   

Food :  Should be hot, nutritious food and provided every day. 

Nutritional Information:  Part of the criteria is you must spend a period within the 4 days delivering nutrition advice.  This can be done in a number of fun or exciting ways.  Check out the resources to assist

Visits :  Young Barnet Foundation staff will be arranging a visit to each delivery site, arranged in advance.

Development : There will be a number of free training sessions available to organisations during March to support and upskill staff and volunteers.   You are encouraged to send a staff/volunteer to as many of the training sessions as you can.  Whilst not currently compulsory attendance at training courses may be taken in consideration when awarding funding for Summer and beyond.   

Attendance:  Must be Free and for those that are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM).   At least 85% of attendees should be FSM eligible.  Any non FSM eligible young people should be from the DFE list found in our criteria document below.  

Covid Safety: You must delivery to National Youth Agency Covid-19 Guidance -  Currently Readiness Level : Green

SEND Providers: Special Educational Needs Providers (SEND) or those who could accommodate SEND young people should contact Young Barnet Foundation grants team before applying. 

Please read the full Minimum Eligibility Criteria Document found below before completing your application.   

Should you not be able to meet all of the criteria please contact the Grants team as exemptions may be possible in some circumstances.  

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Programme Briefing Document
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Eligibility Criteria
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Terms and Conditions

Not provided HAF programmes in Barnet before?

Whether you are an existing Young Barnet Foundation member or a potential new member looking to delivery HAF in Barnet, we are welcoming new applications but in order to send you details of the full application form please email   We may wish to a phone call or online meeting before you apply.   

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Space2Grow#23 -  

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Space2Grow #23 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. 

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