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Grants to Support Young People Undertaking Vocational Courses & Qualifications

Are you undertaking a vocational course, qualification or an apprenticeship – e.g. early years, hairdressing, construction, horticulture, film and media, equine/animal care , catering, engineering.

We are currently open for applications to our vocational grant to support the cost of these courses. Grants of up to £1000 are available and can be used towards:

  • Resources or equipment to support the course

  • Course study or field trips

  • Travel costs

  • IT equipment

Young people can apply for a vocational grant if they are:

  • 16 – 24 years

  • studying at school, college or sixth form or undertaking an apprenticeship

  • have lived in Wiltshire or Swindon for at least two years

  • their parents/guardians or themselves are receive a means-tested benefit

Further details and a link to the application form is available from our website here: Vocational Grants or please do contact Nicola Hillier by email or telephone 01380 738985 email:

Please also see further details here in our leaflet:

Vocational Grant Leaflet
Download PDF • 250KB


Wiltshire Community Foundation also offers grants to children and

young people under the age of 25 who need support with their

education due to a disability, learning difficulty or health issue.

For more details:

Education Support Leaflet
Download PDF • 268KB

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