The Surrey Young People’s Fund supports disadvantaged young people in Surrey to gain access to training and employment. Grants are awarded by a panel of experienced volunteers who have a passion for assisting young people in Surrey to improve their employment prospects.
Hot off the press! – the Fund’s 2021 annual report is available now. Discover more about how the Fund is helping young people in Surrey.
How the Fund supported young people in 2021
Analysis of grant recipients during 2021 shows how the Fund helped young people:
- 50% of applications were in the category Educational under-achievers
- 3% were Unemployed (or working less than 16 hours per week)
- 69% were Aged 16 -18 and not in full-time or part time school or college education or work-based learning, such as an apprenticeship
- 6% of grantees were Offenders/ex-offenders
- 22% of grantees were In or leaving care
- 13% of grantees identified as having a disability
- 41% of grantees identified as having a mental-health condition.
Nature of grants awarded
The average size of grant provided was £299 and support covered many areas, including:
• Course fees
• Equipment, materials, and tools
• Online learning
• Travel costs – for education, training, or employment
• Work or training related clothing
Download the report to discover more about how the fund is helping young people in Surrey to improve their employment prospects.
Read more about the Surrey Young People’s Fund.
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