Green Futures

Green Futures brings environmental opportunities to the ambitious and capable young people of Yorkshire and Lancashire. Through a range of innovative projects we aim to inspire, support and empower young people to create positive environmental change.

Funding for young people to set up and run their own environmental projects

The Youth Environmental Action Fund provides funding and support for young people to set up and deliver small scale environmental projects that:

  • Improve or enhance the local natural environment or
  • Develop environmental awareness in local communities.

The money can be used to run events, meetings or workshops, or purchase resources for practical environmental work. You can apply for 100% of the total project cost. The minimum grant is £50 up to a maximum of £1000.  

Can you apply?

To apply you must be:

  • Aged 11-24 years
  • Based in the Yorkshire Dales National Park or areas of North Yorkshire, Lancashire and parts of Cumbria bordering the Yorkshire Dales National Park or areas of Bradford, Keighley & Leeds (West Yorkshire) and north-east Lancashire within an hour’s travel of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

How to apply

To find out more or let us know you are interested please contact:
Gail Smith gail.smith@ydmt.org or call 015242 51002

Our next application deadline is: 

  • Monday 22 January 2018 12 noon

You can download an application form and guidance notes here. Please contact us before applying, we can give you support and advice that may save you time! 

Application form          Guidance notes

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