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Islington Giving - Investing in Young People

Investing in Young People is one of the three programme areas of Islington Giving. In this area in 2017, Islington Giving awarded new grants worth £69,775, reached 647 residents and supported the activities of 291 volunteers. Additionally, 15 grants awarded in previous years to a value of £559,613 were managed in 2017.

Current Investing in Young People Grants

All Change | 2 years | December 2016 to November 2018 | £49,968 | towards the costs of the 'B CREATIVE' project.

Angel Shed | 2 years | April 2017 to March 2019 | £49,400 | towards inclusive theatre workshops for young people during the Easter and Summer holidays.

Breakin' Convention | 1 year | October 2017 to September 2018 | £24,838 | towards the costs of hip-hop theatre workshops and performances.

Fully Focused Community Trust

  • 2 years | December 2017 to December 2019 | £36,123 | towards the costs of youth-led media and film training.
  • 1 year | November 2017 to November 2018 | £7,200 | towards the costs of the Young Grant Makers pilot scheme. 

Global Generation | 2 years | April 2017 to March 2019 | £32,000 | towards Friday Night Out activities for young people in King's Cross.

Prospex | 2 years | January 2017 to January 2019 | £15,944 | towards the costs of the Prospex Mechanix Club.

The BIG Alliance | 3 years | September 2016 to September 2019 | towards the costs of Mentoring Works. 

Young Grant Makers Programme | 1 year | November 2017 to November 2018 | £24,800 | towards the costs of the first year of the Young Grant Makers Programme.

Young Catalyst Programme

6 local organisations are currently have grants of £6,000 through Islington Giving’s Young Catalyst programme. These are devolved budgets to be used to pay for items or experiences that can help these young people look to their future and explore their potential.

Body & Soul

Centre for Business, Arts and Technology at City and Islington College

Company Three

Mary’s Youth Club

Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation

No Recourse to Public Funds Team (Islington Council)

Further information

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