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Support for Boarding grants
Please note: applications to the boarding programme for the 2022-23 academic year open on 1 November 2021. To be considered for funding you must submit your Stage One application by 16 January 2022 at the very latest.
The application process comprises of three stages and more information can be found here.
Together we can create more chances for children
What we do is very simple: pay for things that we would want all children and young people to have but their parent or carers cannot otherwise afford.
State of Child Poverty 2021
The State of Child Poverty 2021 report tells the story of the ongoing impact of COVID as witnessed by frontline services that support an estimated 36,000 vulnerable children and young people.
The Chances for Children Campaign
Levelling the playing field: raising £10m to close the education gap for children in poverty and crisis
All in the Same Boat? Episode 7 – Kinship Care
This final episode in the current series is all about kinship care.
Chances for Children grants are designed to improve the social and emotional wellbeing of children and young people, as well as their capacity to engage in education.
74% The percentage of parents who report their children’s engagement with education has improved since receiving a Chances for Children grant
97% The percentage of parents who report that their children’s confidence has improved since receiving a Chances for Children grant
84% The percentage of parents that report their home now meets the families’ basic needs (housework, daily tasks, home safety)
94% The percentage of parents who report improvements in how well the family get along and the quality of time spent together