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Youth Voice Youth Choice

The Youth Funding Scheme is back - Have your say!


The Youth Ambassadors have been allocated funding to run their funding scheme

“Youth Voice Youth Choice” again making this the 5th year that they are able to support young people in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead!

Youth Voice Youth Choice is a competition with a prize of funding up to £1500 to be spent on your projects!

You can apply for funding if you are aged 8 – 19 using the form found here. Funding can be used to benefit one or more young people in living or schooling in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.


 It's back! Year 5, Phase 2:

Application Period: 30th January - 20th February 2017

  • we are accepting your applications! Please send to felicity.screen@rbwm.gov.uk or post to Felicity Screen 4 Marlow road, Maidenhead, SL6 7YR (Must arrive before February 20th by 5pm).

Judging Evening: 21st February 2017

  • The Youth Ambassadors choose 5 from each category to go to the online vote.

Online Voting Period: February 27th at 5pm - March 10th at 5pm (2 WEEKS)

  • The online vote results denote who will be awarded funding!

Winner Announced:

  • 14th March 2017.

Award Event: 21st March 2017

  • Winners will be invited to an award event where they will meet the Youth Ambassadors and the press will be


Previous winners have been:


School

  • Pupils from Dedworth Middle School won funding towards their outdoor play equipment, this was built in summer 2016.

  • A pupil from Manner green School won funding for a new piano in 2014.

Youth Group

  • Windsor Sea Cadets won funding towards a new minibus to assist young people to attend the sessions and to allow them to go away as a group.

  • Sanders Street Dance Group won the funding towards a week intense dance training for young people.

Targeted Group

  • In 2015 the Children in Care Council won funding to produce gift packs from them to children entering care for the first time, the project is ongoing and children are still receiving the packs today.

  • A support group for young carers won funding for young people to attend trips in 2015.

Individual

  • A young man won money to purchase a racing canoe in 2015, he went on to become the fastest boy in his age group in the country.

  • The funding was won by an individual who wanted to run a series of film making and animation workshops for 12 – 15 year old's titled 'Tomorrow's Directors'.

  • The funding can be spent on anything that benefits one or more young people living or schooling in Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Apply today – what is there to loose???


Please contact wamster@rbwm.org or felicity.screen@rbwm.gov.uk for further information and any questions.