Local Project Funding

This is for the direct delivery of youth work on key themes identified as needed for children and young people to include; ensuring the educational attainment of children and young people, support for Section 75 groups and young people who live in rural areas.

Availability On identification and assessment of need and for up to 3 years

Funding size Up to £30,000

Application deadline Ongoing Dependant on Needs of Young People

Please note currently active specifications will close on the 30th October 2020 @ 4pm

* Subject to Department of Education review

Local Project Funding Guidance & Information

All EA registered youth organisations who deliver direct services to young people will be eligible to apply.

 

What Can Be Funded?

This will be detailed in each specification and could include youth projects which support;

      • The educational attainment of children and young people
      • Young people who are disadvantaged, vulnerable, or at greater risk of social exclusion
      • Young people engaged in risk taking behaviour
      • Young people who live in interface areas
      • Young people who are not in, or who are at risk of disengaging form, education, employment or training
      • Young people with additional needs
      • Young people in care
      • Young carers and young parents
      • Young people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender
      • Young people from the Traveller Community
      • Young people who live in rural isolation

When Will This Funding Be Available?

Specifications will be publicly advertised on the EA website. There will be availability of up to 3 years funding and up to an annual maximum of £30,000. This is subject to ongoing review in collaboration with the Department of Education.

What Can I Use This Funding For?

You can use this funding for core costs associated with the following;

      • Staffing Salaries
      • Programme Development
      • Overheads

How Do I Apply For This Funding?

You can apply for Local Project Funding here.

How Will I Account For The Funding?

You will be required to complete:

  • An Income and Expenditure form by 30th April 2021
  • EA Financial Verification
  • EA Target Monitor on agreed outcomes – Engagement Framework, Outreach/Detached Framework and Youth Work Outcome Framework
  • EA Moderation

Further information is available on the EA website

Application Form Questions

Please Click Here to download the Assessment Criteria for responses for application form questions

Specification Assessment

Please see specification document. Contained within each section of the specification is an assessment criteria.

Please Click here to download a copy of the Guidance notes for Regional Strategic Funding Specification submissions.

Applicants will be required to provide a Delivery Plan outlining how they will deliver the specification outputs. Below we have provided a copy of this template. 

Delivery Plan Template for Specification

Local Project Specifications

There is currently no open call for Local Project Funding Specifications in this Area.

There is currently no open call for Local Project Funding Specifications in this Area.

There is currently no open call for Local Project Funding Specifications in this Area.

There is currently no open call for Local Project Funding Specifications in this Area.

There is currently no open call for Local Project Funding Specifications in this Area.

There is currently no open call for Local Project Funding Specifications in this Area.

There is currently no open call for Local Project Funding Specifications in this Area.

There is currently no open call for Local Project Funding Specifications in this Area.