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 email the Grants Team on info@wiltshirecf.org.uk.

Opens for applications in August/September - decisions made in November

Grant applicaitons will be considered in: January 2020, March 2020, April 2020, November 2020 and January 2021