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Children and Youth Initiative Fund

The Tenants’ Action Group has allocated a proportion of their annual budget to provide grants to support organisations and projects which seek to improve the lives, health and wellbeing of people aged 0 - 25 years old, whose families are tenants of Somerset West and Taunton Council and to help such organisations and projects to become sustainable and more self-sufficient. A grant application can be up to a maximum of £3,000 and there is no minimum financial limit.

Who can apply

Any not-for-profit organisation running a project in the district that aims to improve the lives, health and wellbeing of people aged 0- 25 whose families are Somerset West and Taunton Council tenants.

Eligibility – Essential Criteria

The project must benefit people aged 0 – 25 years old whose families are Somerset West and Taunton housing tenants and must be able to demonstrate that it will achieve at least one of the following:

  • improve the health and wellbeing of participants
  • improve community safety: Incidents and perception of crime and anti-social behaviour are reduced
  • alleviate deprivation and inequality

If you have any questions about the fund please email housingperformance@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk

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