How to Apply for the Shaping North Ayrshire Fund

The Shaping North Ayrshire youth fund is open for applications from Tuesday 1st December 2020, with voting taking place in early 2021. 

There are three separate strands of Participatory Budgeting: Youth, Localities, and Arts and Culture. Here we are focused on the Youth Strand, but you can also apply to the other two strands as well.

What is the Shaping North Ayrshire Youth Fund?

You can apply for up to £1,000 to carry out your work and it needs to fit into one of the four categories:

  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Voice & Participation
  • Digital Connections

The fund is split into six geographic areas, to ensure that everyone has a great chance to get their project funded:

  • Arran
  • Garnock Valley
  • Irvine           
  • Kilwinning
  • North Coast and Cumbraes
  • Three Towns

How to Apply To The Youth Fund

To apply, firstly read the guidance notes  (word Document)

When you are ready you can complete the online application here

If you are unable to complete the online form, or need help with it, you should get in touch as soon as possible by emailing youthpb@north-ayrshire.gov.uk,or call 01294 475900 to chat to the Youth Participatory Budgeting team. 

You must submit your application by 5pm on the 31st January 2021

You can Follow #shapingnorthayrshire on Twitter or Instagram

Dont forget to tag @nayouthservices and @youngscot in any social posts

Other Funds:

You can see details of the other funds (Available to everyone in North Ayrshire, not just young people) below

Localities

Bid for up to £1200 per locality for ideas and projects which will support at least one of the following:

  • Local life and community wellbeing
  • Linking people up
  • Positive mental healthand wellbeing
  • Healthy and activecommunities

Further details and applications forms here

Arts and Culture

Bid for up to £400 for arts and culture related projects that support at least one of the following:

  • Local life and community wellbeing
  • Linking people up
  • Positive mental health and wellbeing
  • Healthy and active communities

Further details and applications forms here

You can see a poster for all three funds below or you can download a pdf to print out and display

A poster for all of the PB projects logos for the project