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Gwirvol Youth Led Grants

Small grants up to £600 are available form PAVO to run a project that provides volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14-25 years.

The young people can be from an existing group or just young people coming together to run a project of their own choosing. The application must be written by a young person.

Past projects have included organising fundraising events to support local charities, local environmental schemes, and improving facilities for older people.

A panel of young people from Powys will assess the applications.

Project proposals must demonstrate:

  • Volunteering must take place in Powys.
  • How organisations will involve young people aged 14 - 25 in developing their voluntary activities.
  • A minimum of 4 young people, aged 14-25 need to be involved when submitting a Youth Led Grant Scheme application but the project can involve anyone.
  • How they will deliver new, high quality volunteering experiences
  • How they will approach and attract young people, particularly those that are disadvantaged or excluded.
  • Leadership and accreditation courses will not be funded.

The grant criteria and application form is available below:

Gwirvol Notes for Applicants 2018-19

Gwirvol Youth Led Grant Application Form 2018-19

Closing date for applications is 17 August 2018.

If you would like to discuss your ideas and project contact Michiel Blees on 01597 822191 or email: 



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