Paul Hamlyn Foundation Social Justice Programme (UK)

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is currently accepting applications under its Social Justice Open Grants Programme - closing date for applications is the 31st October 2014.
Publication Date: 13.10.2014
Through the Social Justice Programme the foundations aims to help integrate marginalised individuals and communities, and seeks to support younger people up to the age of 30 who are at time of transition because of their circumstances such as; leaving care or leaving prison or settling into a new community, or changes to the cultural environment in which they live such as; established communities in refugee dispersal areas. 
There is no minimum or maximum size of grant.  The amount requested should be the amount needed.  In 2012/13 the Foundation  made 26 grants totalling £3,263,886 through the Open Grant scheme. The average grant was £125,534 and grants ranged in size from £4,898 to £750,000.  To be eligible for funding, applicants need to be a formally constituted not for profit organisation or charity.
Projects supported in the past include; Dennistoun community youth projects which received £40,000 grant over 2 years to deliver a programme of intensive one-to-one support to local young people, which enables them to access education and training and develop the skills and confidence to take advantage of emerging employment opportunities.
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