North Yorkshire Coast Fund

North Yorkshire Coast FundThe North Yorkshire Coast Fund has been developed for the wellbeing of people and communities in the former borough of Scarborough. Within this, we give priority to work with children and young people to thrive and to help promote good mental health.


Your project should do at least one of the following

  • Increase and/or improve mental health and wellbeing provision for young people
  • Empower and enable young people to take an active role in the designing and delivery of activities in their communities
  • Enable people to build social interaction / have conversations about challenging topics
  • Encourage community cohesion, celebration and integration activities
  • Support community activities that bring people and neighbourhoods together to address key issues identified by the community

Please apply if you are based in these areas:

Size of grants

You can apply for between £500 and £5000.

You can apply for direct project costs. We are also committed to the principle of full cost recovery to ensure that groups are supported with ongoing sustainability.

Who can apply?

All groups should meet our general eligibility criteria, which can be found under How to Apply.

Your group must:

  • Be based in and/or working in the former borough of Scarborough (see shaded area of map above)
  • Have a management committee with at least 3 unrelated members
  • Be a voluntary organisation, community group, registered charity or other not for profit organisation
  • Have a bank account in the group’s name (with two unrelated signatories as a minimum)
  • Have an annual income of under £500,000 based on current forecast annual income.

How to apply?

Firstly, please read the North Yorkshire Coast Fund Guidance carefully before applying. This will give you information about the fund and the priorities. So it will help you decide if your project meets the criteria. We have updated them since last year. So even if you have applied before, you will need to read them again.

Then, complete the online application form.

Lastly, please make sure you attach all your supporting documents to your application.

Supporting Documents

Please note: If you are sending your supporting documents in the post, please can we ask that they are NOT stapled. Thank you so much!

When to apply?

The fund is now open for applications. The deadline is the Monday 12th August 2024 at 12pm.

We shall hold a decision making panel in mid September. You will hear from us with an outcome by mid October.

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