Youth and play grants 2018-20

Opens: Monday 13th November 2017.
Closes: 12 noon, Friday 8th December 2017.

Following the success of the joined-up approach to youth and play grant funding over the last three years, we're seeking applications from not-for-profit youth and play organisations across the city to either:

  • Lead a ward-based consortium, delivering universal youth and play provision locally OR
  • Deliver a citywide project, ensuring that universal and/or specialist provision is available right across Liverpool.

Who can apply?

Constituted not-for-profit voluntary and community organisations with a delivery base within Liverpool can apply including:

  • Registered and unregistered charities.
  • Co-operatives.
  • Friendly societies.
  • Not-for-profit companies.
  • Not-for-profit unincorporated associations.

How to apply

Please read the guidance document before filling an application form.

Completed application forms should be emailed to or delivered or posted to: Grants and Performance Team, Liverpool City Council, Cunard Building, Water Street, L3 1AH.

All applications must by received by 12 noon, Friday 8th December 2017.

Support from LCVS

LCVS are available to support organisations who want to apply for Youth and Play Grant funding. This support includes advice on the guidance and application forms, and the wording of applications themselves.

To get LCVS support please email or telephone 0151 227 5177.

Further help and advice

If you have any further enquiries please email or telephone 0151 233 7020.

Who we fund

For the year 2017/18, Liverpool City Council has given nearly £1m worth of grants to support youth and play activities for children and young people between the ages of 8 and 19.

Activities in your area

In many areas local housing providers have created consortiums of voluntary and community organisations to deliver a programme of activities.

Services for young people consultation 2017

In autumn 2017, Liverpool City Council ran a consultation to find out which services young people considered the most important. Download the summary report.