Chances for Children Grants

Chances for Children grants are individually tailored grants of up to £2,000 for children and young people who have experienced a crisis that has recently had a significant and enduring impact on their social and emotional wellbeing and educational engagement.

They only accept applications from frontline professionals (from a registered charity, housing association or public sector organisation):

    • who are working directly with the children/young person
    • ideally, have carried out at least one home visit
    • and have made a full assessment of the children’s or young person’s needs

Children and young people must meet ALL criteria:

  • Be children or a young person aged 18 and under, if living with parent/carer, OR 20 and under if living independently, with little or no support from their family
  • Be living on a low income and experiencing financial hardship
  • The children and young people have experienced a crisis that has recently had a significant and enduring impact on all three of the following:
    • their social wellbeing
    • their emotional wellbeing
    • and their educational engagement
  • The family or young person has recently taken action to improve their situation, are actively engaging with support and are moving on from the crisis.

Full information here

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