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Young Carers Can...

Young Carers Can…

Carers Trust is delighted to launch the fourth round of funding for the Young Carers Can… programme funded by Comic Relief. It is open to Third Sector/not for profit organisations to provide support activities for young carers across the UK.

Carers Trust are providing grants of up to £2,500 to provide fun, social and structured activities that will improve well-being and aspiration, through tackling social exclusion and improving the self-esteem of young carers living in their local area.

The previous round of funding, launched in September 2013, received a fantastic 79 applications, and this time we hope to receive even more!

To apply, you will need to complete the application form online AND submit the remaining required information by email to

Please read the guidance notes below before completing the application.
Young Carers Can 4 Applicant Guidance (1.2 MB)
Young Carers Can 4 Full List of Questions (1.2 MB)
Young Carers Can 4 Budget Template (1.1 MB)
Young Carers Can Declaration Form (1.1 MB)

Once you have read the above documents, please complete the online application form, which can be found here:

Online Application Form Young Carers Can 4

Completed applications (including all required additional documents by email or post) must be received no later than 12pm on Thursday 20 February 2014.

If you are posting any hard copy information, please send it to:

The Grants Team
Young Carers Can… Programme
Carers Trust
14 Bourne Court, Southend Road
Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 8HD

If you have any further questions that are not answered within the guidance, please do not hesitate to contact The Grants Team at Carers Trust via email: using Young Carers Can… in the subject heading.

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