#iwill Fund

Grants of up to £10,000 to help young people support each other during bereavement

We’re offering grants of up to £10,000 to help young people support each other during bereavement. We expect to make about five grants to successful applicants from across the UK. 

Due to the increased difficulties many organisations are facing because of COVID-19, we’re extending our deadline for this fund and changing the initial application to a simple expression of interest.

If you wish to apply, please express an interest using this form before 12pm (noon) on 31 July 2020. We will then email you with an update and next steps, and invite eligible organisations to submit a full application. 

What if I’ve already submitted my application? 

Thank you if you have already completed and submitted your application for this fund. This counts as your expression of interestWe will contact you when the expression of interest stage is over. You’ll have chance to review and update your approach if you need to 

What if I’m part way through my application? 

If you’re in the process of completing our online application form, you’ll notice that the form has changed since you last logged in. If you want to be considered for funding please fill in the mandatory fields including your organisation name and contact details by 12pm (noon) on 31 July 2020. We will count this as your expression of interest  

We will email you a copy of the original application you were working on, in case you want to use this information in your final application after July. 

If you have started your application offline (e.g. in a Word Document)we encourage you to save your work so far and register your interest via this form 


We hope you understand why we’ve made this decision and we’re sorry for any inconvenience it may cause. If you would like to know more, please get in touch via our online form at the bottom of this pageThis form is monitored from 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.  

About the #iwill Fund

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Funding is available through our #iwill Fund.

The #iwill Fund is a £40 million joint investment from The National Lottery Community Fund, using National Lottery funding, and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to support young people to access high quality social action opportunities. Co-op Foundation acts as a match funder.