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OYAP Trust

LGBTQ+ young people in Bicester will advocate to make everyday town facilities more accessible and inclusive for them as well as other young people who have hidden disabilities 


In Greater Manchester, young people will identify community spaces that are important to them and co-design an #OurSpace Manifesto with their owners and campaign for others to get involved 

Greater Manchester Youth Network

Young people with special educational needs and disabilities will campaign for changes to public transport in order to make other community spaces in Greater Manchester more accessible. 

Young Lives Consortium

Working in collaboration with other organisations, young people will improve the design and use of unused retail space and create pop-up spaces across their district of Wakefield 

Groundwork UK

A national network of young ambassadors will advocate for young people’s voices to feed into the planning and use of green spaces 

Young Citizens

Will work with primary schools in Leeds, Dewsbury and Batley to create a toolkit to help other schools engage pupils in social action and improve their local community spaces 

Groundwork South

Young people not in employment, education or training will research local community spaces, consult with local young people and campaign to improve spaces in Cornwall 

Comics Youth

LGBTQ+ young people with experience of mental ill health will design and create ‘Public living rooms’ in disused shop fronts and run-down community spaces in Liverpool 


Brings together disadvantaged young people to learn how to cook and helps them to organise a community cooking event that builds connections with local people. Supported through our #iwillFund.

Youth Focus: North East

We fund a number of Youth Focus: North East projects including the ‘Fast Friends’ drop-in, ‘Big Days’ events series (#iwill Fund) and ‘Community Hosting’.

Youth Cymru

Young people from more disadvantaged backgrounds will work across Wales to tackle loneliness through youth social action and help embed learning into national decision making.

Youth Action Northern Ireland

Young people from more disadvantaged backgrounds will develop skills and confidence by co-leading activities, including campaigns and employability workshops. Learning will help local youth organisations get better at tackling loneliness.

Young Scot

A design team of young people from more disadvantaged areas of Scotland will develop campaigns and resources to grow their own skills and help embed youth loneliness as a key national issue.


The “Youth Activist” programme trains young people with mental health difficulties to deliver community workshops that boost their own skills and confidence and raise awareness of mental health among peers. Supported through our #iwillFund.

YMCA Bradford

Unemployed young people are working together to co-develop ecotherapy activities, including walks, conservation and other outdoor activity, to reduce loneliness and explore barriers to employment.