“Your Community Fund gives them the platform and opportunity to work collaboratively and creatively to develop submissions which could secure vital funding for charities dealing with COVID-19’s impact on our local communities.”
Your Community Fund gives students who were unable to complete their YPI programme of activity due to school closures the opportunity to effect social change and develop key skills.
YPI is the flagship programme of The Wood Foundation in the UK. Since its launch in 2008, in the region of 200,000 young people have been responsible for channeling grants of around £4.5m to charities in Scotland.
The #yourcommunityfund project launched on 22nd April and winners will be announced on 17th June, with funds sent directly to charities following the announcement.