The information below has been set up for grant funded providers of youth support services in Hampshire.
Please see below for a list of links which may be able to help assist you when developing new policies from scratch or updating existing policies and procedures.
Another helpful resource at your disposal is Youth options. They are a large organisation based in Hampshire which offer youth provisions help and support in a variety of areas including developing policies and procedures.
Hampshire County Council provides financial and other support to a wide range of organisations. It is our responsibility to ensure that as a condition of the grant, or other support, that the organisation acknowledges the County Council on its publicity material.
This means that any posters, leaflets, signage, tickets and other publications you produce to promote short break activities for which you have received funding, must carry the Hampshire County Council logo. See further information.
Comic Relief - grants of over £5,000 are available to voluntary and community groups. Projects should support young people with mental health problems, alcohol problems, or those abused through prostitution and trafficking. 85% of young people benefiting from the project should be aged 11-21 years of age.
BBC Children in Need - grants for organisations working with young people aged 18 and under. No minimum or maximum grant threshold. The projects should work with young people with one of a range of problems - illness, distress, abuse or neglect; any kind of disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties; they should help young people living in poverty or deprivation.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - funding for organisations to integrate marginalised young people within the UK around arts, social justice, education and learning – up to the age of 30.
The British Council - grants to support non-formal learning opportunities for young people aged 18 to 30 who want to study abroad for up to 12 months as part of exchange projects. The amount available varies depending on what your project is about.
Heritage Lottery Fund - grants of £5,000 - £25,000 to organisations involving young people aged 13-20 (up to 25 years with special needs) in projects about their heritage, developing skills, building confidence and promoting community involvement.
First Light - grants of up to £25,000 to a range of organisations working young people aged 5 to 19 to develop film projects. Charities, community groups, colleges, schools and other public bodies can apply for funding.
Grants for individuals - The Prince’s Trust offers Development Awards of up to £180 to help young people enter education, training or work.
Fareham and Gosport:
Tel: 01329 824084
Tel: 01730 268252
Eastleigh and Winchester:
Tel: 023 8068 4932
Tel: 023 9244 1431
Tel: 01256 334882
Hart and Rushmoor:
Tel: 01252 398861
Test Valley and Romsey:
Tel: 023 8087 7960
07980 591 623