Eligibility check – high-risk young people grants

Questions for organisations looking to apply for grants to work with high-risk young people on the edge of the criminal justice systems.

Please ensure you meet all of the criteria before deciding to apply.

Question 1

Does your organisation have previous experience of working with vulnerable young people or adults either on the edge of the criminal justice system or who already have criminal convictions?

Question 2

Is the project you are applying for funding going to be working with young people who are already known to local offending teams and already engaged with interventions such as Out of Court Disposals, Point of Arrest Diversion programmes or other YOT Prevention Programmes?

Question 3

Is your proposal building on work that you are already doing with either young people or adults involved in the criminal justice system?

Question 4

Do you have a proven track record of running projects using a Sport 4 Development approach?

Question 5

Does your proposed project use a Sport 4 Development approach and have targets that are specifically linked to reducing the numbers of young people who receive a first conviction?

Question 6

Is your average annual income over the past three years less than £1,500,000?

Question 7

Are you a registered charity or an organisation set up with a clear social purpose and appropriate governing documents stating this?

Question 8

Have you read all of the criteria and fully meet the definition on our website of a Sport 4 Development approach and can demonstrate significant expertise working with vulnerable and challenging young people? Applications that do not clearly show this will be rejected so please make sure that your proposed project meets our criteria.