Young Award

For young projects from 1 to 5 years old.

This prize is for young (1-5 years old) community groups, organisations, networks and businesses that have a proven track record and which are seeking more funding to expand or develop.

There are at least three prizes in this category, with each being awarded up to £20,000. We aim to award at least one prize to a small scale project in this category.


How to enter

Complete the online entry form below – you can save the form at any time and complete it later.

The deadline for applications is 19th September 2022 10:00 GMT.

We will contact all applicants after the shortlisting phase in October 2022.

In filling out this form please take the time to reflect and discuss answers with your team and beneficiaries. Please read the eligibility and background information before filling in this form and make sure you answer all questions. Please stick to word counts.

The application form is available in six languages (English, Arabic, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish), please use the most suitable language for you, and we will attempt to support you in that language throughout the application and prize process.


Nominate another Project or Organisation

You can also nominate an organisation or project and we will contact them – encouraging them to apply. The deadline for nominations is 2nd September 2022 10:00 GMT.


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Entry Form

Answer all questions marked with an *asterisk.