YHN’s Community Investment Fund is open for voluntary and community organisations to bid for a share of £100,000. We are looking for projects that will focus on:
      • building stronger communities
      • strengthening community partnerships, and
      • reducing social isolation.
  A fantastic first year!

We had a great first year delivering the fund, with almost 1,200 people getting involved across the city.

The 13 successful projects included parent and toddler groups, health and wellbeing classes for over 50s, cookery courses for children and adults, open access youth provision, women and girls football sessions, Men’s Pie Clubs, the development of a dementia friendly garden, garden makeovers and much more…

Click here to read the end of year evaluation. How to apply

  Please return your completed form by email to Yhncif@yhn.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Monday 30 September 2019.

  Publicising your project if successful

If you would like YHN to help maximise your project promotion you will need to complete a consent form providing explicit consent for the types of publicity that you are happy for us to do on your behalf. You can download a copy of the consent form here which you will need to sign and return along with your application form. YHN takes its responsibility around processing personal data very seriously and we cannot promote your project if successful without having this consent in place.

If you have any questions about the application process please call 0191 211 5307 and ask for the Engagement team, or email Yhncif@yhn.org.uk.

  Positive People, Positive Places (4Ps)

Positive People Positive Places (4Ps) is a grant scheme that gives local people the chance to bid for £250 – £750 to help support a project that benefits their community.  Projects must benefit Newcastle City Council tenants. Successful project ideas go forward to a public vote where tenants and residents across the city can vote for their favourite project.  A total of 19 projects won in 2019.  Click here to see the winners: https://www.yhn.org.uk/4ps/