Registered charities, registered community interest companies, unincorporated clubs or associations or unregistered charities in the UK, with a turnover of less than £300,000 can apply. You must be close to a KFC outlet.

Grants are available to support grassroots organisations providing safe social spaces, mentoring, work, or social skills for young people aged 11 to 25 years old in the UK.

The deadline for applications is 24 September 2023.

There is a two-stage application process:

  • Expression of Interest:
  • Applicants should first submit a two minute video about their organisation.
  • Applicants should then complete and submit an Expression of Interest form, via the link on the KFC Foundation’s website.
  • Successful groups will be notified of their outcome and invited to complete a full application.

The funding is intended for projects and activities that:

  • Benefit young people aged 11-25 years old.
  • Support those in a position of economic disadvantage (ie, care leavers, those experiencing homelessness, young carers, young parents, refugees, young people at risk of or with experience of the criminal justice system).
  • Empower young people to fulfil their potential and build a positive future by providing spaces that allow young people to feel safe and secure, helping them to unlock talent, build life skills, provide mentoring and improve their chances to gain meaningful employment.
  • Empower all young people to fulfil their potential and build a positive future.

Will demonstrate positive results within 12 months of the receipt of funding.
Funding can be use to cover costs such as:

Staff posts.
Staff training.

Guidance notes are available on the KFC Foundation’s website here.

KFC Foundation website is here.


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