Vocational Grants

Our Vocational grant is available to young people aged between 14 and 24 from Wiltshire and Swindon, whose family or themselves are in receipt of a means tested benefit, to support their education and training needs. To be eligible to apply the young person must:

  • under the age of 25 at the time of the application
  • be studying at school, college, sixth form or undertaking an apprenticeship
  • have lived for at least two years in Wiltshire or Swindon
  • their parents/guardians or the young person are claiming at least one means tested benefit

Grants available (this must be something that school or college funds cannot pay for) - applications for up to £1000 to help pay for:

  • educational resources or equipment
  • out of school activities (which contribute to learning)
  • course related study/field trips
  • travel costs – in some circumstances
  • IT equipment 

This list is not exhaustive and if you have an idea that fits within the scope of education or training, please call the Grants Team on 01380 729284 or email info@wiltshirecf.org.uk discuss this further.

If you would like to make an application for a Vocational Grant, please click here to: Request an Application Pack

Grant applicaitons will be considered in: June 2019, October 2019 and January 2020.