£20k grant available to young adults in the Borders

YouthBorders recently unveiled the Borders Youth Local Action Group (Y-LAG) in October 2022. We are reminding you that the fund is open for applications but will be closing soon. The deadline for applications is 17th January 2023.

Borders Youth Local Action Group (Youth-LAG) is a voluntary team of young people aged 16-26 who live, work or study in the Scottish Borders. The Borders Youth-LAG was set up to distribute “Community Led Local Decision Making” funds to young people by young people.

We are responsible for granting £20,000 of funding to young people in the Scottish Borders which will further our 5 priorities. 

· Mental health and wellbeing 

· Rural Poverty (digital, access, transport, opportunities)  

· Cost of living (Group applications only)  

· Skills Development, Business and Enterprise  

· Community 

The Borders Youth-LAG wants to hear from anyone under 30 with a connection to the Scottish Borders who has an idea which will make a positive impact on our region’s community, economy, or environment. This fund is open to individuals and groups in the Scottish Borders however, young people (under 30 years old) must take the lead to complete the application.   

The deadline for applications is 17th January 2023. For more information, please contact info@youthborders.org.uk or visit our webpage.  

We can’t wait to receive your application!