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£200,000 for youth projects in the region: up to £10,000

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.

Want to learn how to crowdfund? Catch up on our recent series of online workshops for projects in Dorset.

If you have already started a project, find out how to apply for this fund. Or you can take the first step by hitting the button below.

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Projects that fit the bill

Building on noc's box image

Building on Noc's Box Dorset

A bigger box for NOCS! Our tiny space is forcing us to turn young people away. We're fundraising hard for more room. Help our final push!

Stretch target £2,500
  • 33 supporters
  • £2.6k raised
  • 3 days left
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Weymouth FC - Youth Fund Dorset

We are aiming to raise funds to be able to support more children in our local community to play football through providing training & kit.

 
  • 3 supporters
  • £35 raised
  • 2 days left
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The Rendezvous' Cook Talk Feast Dorset

Help us fund Cook Talk Feast sessions to teach valuable life and social skills to young people (13-25) for one year

 
  • 19 supporters
  • £610 raised
  • 1 day left
Sound out image

Sound Out Dorset

Develop a sustainable community Studio & Youth Music facility. Decorate & Update the Music space in Dorchester's Youth & Community Centre.

 
  • 13 supporters
  • £246 raised
  • 5 days left
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Help Heat Our Hut Dorset

We want to keep the Beavers, Cubs, Scouts & other Ferndown community groups who use our hall warm in winter so they enjoy activities.

 
  • 11 supporters
  • £570 raised
  • 6 days left
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2019 Big Ramp Build Dorset

Charity fundraiser for a brand new ramp section to replace an old and damaged area of the park. Designed by local riders, for local riders!

Stretch target £8,000
  • 36 supporters
  • £5k raised
  • 3 days left
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Somerford Youth and Community Centre Dorset

We want to raise funds to purchase new equipment for the youth club and to put on activities which our young people are unable to afford.

Stretch target £15,000
  • 33 supporters
  • £10.1k raised
  • 5 days left
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TUFF Fun and Games! Dorset

To bring more FREE, open access play sessions to local communities, with lots of creative, sporty and playful stuff for all ages!

Successfully funded


  • 30 supporters
  • £1.5k raised
  • 27 days
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Wool Skatepark Dorset

To build a high-quality skatepark for all ages and abilities. The project aims to improve the health and well-being of young people.

Successfully overfunded


  • 37 supporters
  • £3.1k raised
  • 28 days

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