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NORTH YORKSHIRE TOGETHER - apply for grants for Christmas holiday activities


We're writing to let you know about an opportunity to apply for a grant to deliver Christmas holiday activities for young people across North Yorkshire.  


 For all information and to apply please visit: 


 FEAST: Funding to support Christmas holiday clubs across North Yorkshire   


 The Department for Education is providing funding to local authorities to coordinate a holiday programme offer combining provision of healthy food and enriching activities to children in receipt of Free School Meals.  


 North Yorkshire County Council has engaged North Yorkshire Together, a partnership between Rural ArtsNorth Yorkshire Sport and North Yorkshire Youth, as lead provider for the programme in North Yorkshire.  


 North Yorkshire Together is seeking applications from private, voluntary, and public sector organisations to deliver a rich and diverse range of Christmas holiday activities across the county.  


 This opportunity will be of interest to existing holiday activity providers, schools, sports coaching, creative and performing arts providers and many others.  


  Aims of the Programme  


The holiday activities should support children to:  

  • eat more healthily over the Christmas school holidays*  
  • be more active during the Christmas school holidays  
  • take part in engaging and enriching activities which support the development of resilience, character, and well-being along with their wider educational attainment  
  • be safe and not socially isolated  
  • gain a better understanding of health and nutrition  
  • be more engaged with school and other local services 

*North Yorkshire Together can support you to access healthy food options within the level of your grant if required  

  Applying to be a provider  

Applications are invited from private and voluntary sector activity providers, including schools, to apply for funding to deliver these holiday activity and food schemes.   

 For all information and to apply please visit: 


 Application Deadlines  


 Deadline 1: 1st November at 6pm


Outcome of application: Friday 5th November

 Deadline 2: 29th November at 6pm


Outcome of application: Friday 3rd December

 We hope this opportunity will be of interest to you!  


 If you have any questions, please do review the webpage and if your questions are not answered, reply to this email and we'll be happy to help you. If this opportunity is not of interest to you, let us know and we'll take you off our list so that you don't receive any reminders.    


Many thanks and we look forward to hearing from you.  

The Team at North Yorkshire Together 


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