We have a variety of funding opportunities for voluntary and community groups who want to provide activities for young people.

Shared resources are an alternative to funding.

We are creating a strong culture of sharing in Kirklees, so we can help each other to do good things in our communities. This means making the best use of our 'stuff', space and skills by lending things to each other and by sharing what we know.

Ask for help or let people know about any spare resources or skills that you are happy to offer.

You must Register with the Grants Access Point to be able to apply for this funding.

Allow up to 4 weeks to register with GAP before submitting your application.

Funding opportunities

Holiday activity programme

This is a programme of fun informal activities for 8-19 year olds in Kirklees, and up to 25 years old for disabled young people. The activities are run in the school holidays by Integrated Youth Support Service (IYSS) in partnership with the voluntary and community sector. Activities range from arts and crafts, environmental projects, sport and recreation and community cohesion projects.

Weekend programme

This is a programme of fun informal activities for 8-19 year olds in Kirklees, and up to 25 years old for disabled young people.

Activities offer young people who live in Kirklees opportunities to engage in positive developmental activities as a diversion from crime and anti social behaviour.

They are run at the weekend by Integrated Youth Support Service (IYSS) in partnership with the voluntary and community sector. Activities range from arts and crafts to environmental, sport and recreation and community cohesion projects.

Play in the community programme

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing (KNH) has allocated funding to invest in regular term time junior work programmes on estates with an identified anti-social behaviour risk.

In addition KNH is committed to encouraging and supporting local led community development and believes that by combining junior work with community outreach long-term sustainable outcomes are achievable. Engaging and involving parents and other local volunteers in leading play activities and developing additional activities should provide a sustainable link to the commissioned provision.

Small grants programme

One off project costs of up to £500 where the project diverts young people from anti social or criminal behaviour. The small grants programme aims to promote or improve activity programmes, particularly at the weekend, which offer young people who live in Kirklees opportunities to engage in positive developmental activities as a diversion from crime and anti social behaviour.

Projects should be additional activities that complement other sessions taking place in Kirklees. Activities range from arts and crafts, environmental projects, sport and recreation and community cohesion projects. Young people benefiting should be 8-19 or up to25 for disabled young people.