We team up with the Two Ridings Community Foundation to support more young people to take part in social action in the area. This was match-funded through the #iwill fund and forms part of our investment in the area through the Essential Life Skills Fund.

Here are the projects we have been able to support:

Art Therapy Yorkshire – an arts project with young people at risk of homelessness, this will enable them to build confidence and display their work as part of the wider Coastival festival.

Scarborough & District Citizens Advice Bureau – training for young people through a volunteering advice programme.

Sleight’s Area Men’s Shed – support for engagement with local schools to develop a social action programme around a ‘youth shed’

Coventry University Scarborough Student Union – funding for the students to develop a social action project in Scarborough.

Scarborough YMCA – personal development sessions for young people to encourage socially and politically active young people that are engaged with their communities.

Futureworks NY – a programme of personal development sessions and activities aimed at disadvantaged young people to build confidence and encourage participation in volunteering.

Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource – support for the young participants of the Youth Council in their campaign to promote awareness around young people’s mental health.

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