Lawrence Atwell’s Charity

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Aims/priorities: The Lawrence Atwell’s Charity aims to help young people free themselves from poverty and disadvantage by heading into the job they want. Through tailored grant-making to those people who are most in need, the Charity will invest in their talents and aspirations to help them find their way – either straightaway or through a series of steps – into satisfying work.

Funding can be given for course fees, equipment/materials, travel costs, childcare and living costs.

Who can apply? To be eligible, applicants must be:
 Aged 16 to 26 years (on the date that their course starts)
 A British citizen, asylum seeker or refugee, or have lived in the UK for three years
 Taking an accredited, vocational training course up to level 3
 From a low income household (this will depend on the household’s total after tax annual

In addition, priority will be given to applicants with:
 Fewer existing qualifications
 Little or no past working experience
 Lower income households

Grant amount: The maximum grant available is £1,500
Application process: Applications should be made online on the Charity’s website

Deadline: Applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis. With limited funds
available, applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible before their
course starts.

Contact information: Tel: 020 7213 0561

Email: [email protected]