New Year of Young People Fund Open

Scotland’s sporting community is being given the chance to share in a £550,000 National Lottery good cause fund, aimed at helping change the lives of young people across the country.

The Year of Young People National Lottery Fund, a joint scheme from Scotland’s National Lottery distributors including sportscotland, is offering funding between £3,000 and £10,000 to sports, heritage and community projects that have a distinct focus on improving the lives of young people between eight and 26 years of age.

Open to sport

The £550,000 pot is open to groups across the sporting sector including clubs, Community Sports Hubs, Active Schools networks, Scottish Governing Bodies, young people’s sports leadership groups and local authority sports development or leisure trust teams.

The fund will be shared between projects that demonstrate their commitment in any of the following areas:

Encourage positive mental health for young people;


  • - Inspire young people to lead active lives;
  • - Celebrate and share young people’s achievements;
  • - Involve young people in the development, design and running programmes.

You can read this full story and find more information on the SportScotland website. 


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