Youth Opportunity Fund

About the Youth Opportunity Fund

The Youth Opportunity Fund (YOF) is a fund for young people aged 8-19 to give them ‘somewhere to go, something to do or someone to talk to’.

It's for young people aged 8-19 to make the decisions about what is funded and what activities will take place.

What you can apply for

You can apply for funding for a wide range of sporting, cultural, recreational activities or opportunities for volunteering which will provide you with safe, enjoyable places to go, something to do and someone to talk to.

We encourage joint funding with other young people or organisations.

Some ideas for funding might be:

  • Sporting activities
  • Swimming lessons
  • Duke of Edinburgh award expeditions
  • Drama and dance sessions
  • Summer activity programmes