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Up to £10,000 of £200,000 fund

The Dorset Youth Fund is designed to provide young people with places to go and things to do, or to help them improve their community through social action.

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Up to £10,000 for your youth project

Making a difference to young people in Dorset

Dorset County Council has launched #CrowdfundDorset with a £200,000 Youth Fund for projects that aim to give young people in Dorset, aged between 10 and 19, places to go and stuff to do. 

Eligible projects could be from a parent teacher association (PTA), a club or community group. You could be a Girl Guide, Scout or school society. You could be a voluntary group who has an initiative that helps inspire or engage young people.

The fund is also to support projects run by young people who have a great idea.

Find out about our 'Crowdfunding for youth projects' LIVE learning series running now.

Projects that fit the bill

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Bridport Mind Fest Dorset

A Festival for all ages to celebrate the power of the mind, be aware of its vulnerability and how to heal it. Make it happen in Bridport.


  • 58 supporters
  • £4.4k raised
  • 49 days
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Bridport Children's Festival Dorset

A one day festival of art, music and movement for 2 - 7 year olds, taking place on Thursday 27th July on the Millennium Green Bridport.

Successfully funded


  • 18 supporters
  • £1.6k raised
  • 10 days
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Making our studio our home! Dorset

Phase 2 for our dance studio - purchasing heaters, curtains, new sound system, dance floor and potentially insulating our roof.

Successfully funded


  • 35 supporters
  • £3.3k raised
  • 42 days
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Southern Roots Organics CSA Dorset

We are setting up a Community Support Agriculture Scheme in West Dorset to supply local households with fresh, seasonal, organic vegetables!

Successfully overfunded


  • 78 supporters
  • £9.5k raised
  • 21 days
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Dorchester Baptist Church Youth Group Dorset

To raise funds for youth trips, retreats/weekends for our open youth club on a friday, also to replace much needed youth equipment.

Successfully overfunded


  • 13 supporters
  • £1k raised
  • 56 days

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