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Positive Activities Grant (PAG)

The 2018 Positive Activities Grant is managed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Youth & Family Support (YFS) Service and is designed to benefit young people by grant aiding voluntary youth organisations who provide diversionary positive activity.

Please note: Applications for a 2018 PAG award are now closed.

What is the Positive Activities Grant (PAG)?

The 2018 Positive Activities Grant is managed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Youth & Family Support (YFS) Service and is designed to benefit young people by grant aiding voluntary youth organisations who provide diversionary positive activity.

Please note: Applications for a 2018 PAG award are now closed.

Who can apply for the grant?

Organisation’s must be voluntary, not for profit and registered as a Fit for Purpose voluntary youth organisation with ERVAS prior to commencement of the project/provision.

Grants will only be allocated to organisation who will deliver positive activity to groups of young people aged 9 – 19, or up to 24 with a learning disability.

Grants will not be awarded to individuals.

Grants are for new or established Voluntary Youth organisations who wish to deliver positive activity to young people living in the East Riding.

Maximum award is £2,000 per organisation.

What is the grant for?

This grant is for established voluntary youth organisations who wish to continue to deliver positive activity to young people in the East Riding.

Please note: Maximum award is £2,000 per organisation.

How do I become registered as a Fit for Purpose voluntary youth organisation?

To become registered as a Fit for Purpose voluntary youth organisation, please contact Detty Tyler at ERVAS prior to application:

Detty Tyler

Tel: 01482 871077

Email: detty@ervas.org.uk

Sports projects applications

Applicants from sport projects are required to be registered as an ERCAS (East Riding Club Accreditation Scheme) organisation through the Sports, Play & Arts team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Please contact either Tracey Topliss or Catherine Law prior to application:

Tracey Topliss

Email: tracey.topliss@eastriding.gov.uk
Tel: 01482 392523

Catherine Law

Email: catherine.law@eastriding.gov.uk
Tel: 01482 392523 

If your current registration expires between November 2017 and March 2018, you must re-register with ERVAS or ERCAS for your application to be considered. 

Any organisation that has not completed their Fit for Purpose Accreditation with ERVAS or registered with Sports, Play & Arts will not be eligible for the PAG award.

How are applications scored?

Applications will be scored on the following basis:

  • Evidence that there is need for the project/activity and that young people have been consulted and have helped shape the application - 20 marks.
  • From Voluntary Youth organisations that can deliver provision for targeted and vulnerable* young people or the proposed activity – 10 marks. 
  • From an area of high deprivation including  Bridlington South ward, Bridlington Central & Old Town, South East Holderness (including Withernsea) and Goole North & South wards - 10 marks.
  • The application supports the Local Strategic Partnership and East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s priorities 2016-2021 - 10 marks.

All grants must be spent in the 2018/19 financial year; any monies not spent will need to be returned to ERYC.

Please note: we may be oversubscribed with applications and the above scoring process will be used to decide the successful Grant Awards.

* Targeted and Vulnerable young people includes,  Looked After Child (LAC), Children in Need (CIN), Young People who are either Fostered or Adopted,  Young Carers, SEND, LGBT, Travellers, Young Offenders, Young People who are part of the Support Families programme.

How can my organisation apply?

Applications can be submitted via an online system using the link below:

East Riding 4 Community (external East Riding website)

Once registered on the site, users can apply for Council funding schemes and carry out searches for other sources of funding.

Information on accessing and submitting online application forms can be found by clicking on the link below:

Guide to accessing and submitting online application forms (pdf 223kb opens in new window)

Closing date for applications

Please note: Applications for a 2018 PAG award are now closed.

If you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact  darron.lawer@eastriding.gov.uk

What are the key dates in the Positive Activities Grant (PAG) process?

Below are the key dates that form the PAG application timeline:

Positive Activities Grant - Important dates
   
From July 2017 to 31 October 2017 Potential PAG applicants made aware of new process that they need to become an accredited fit for purpose organisation prior to application
1 November  2017 2017 PAG Awards Open for applications and support available to Organisations considering a PAG application
31 January 2018 Application Deadline
Mid-February 2018 PAG Awarding Panel meets to consider applications
Late February 2018 Grant letters sent to successful organisation’s  and unsuccessful applicants  notified
Mid-March 2018 PAG Presentation
1 April 2018
PAG aided  Projects/Activities commence

Who decides where the Positive Activities Grant funding is awarded?

The members of the PAG Award Panel are as follows:

  • An independent representative working in the voluntary sector;
  • A member of East Riding Funding Team;
  • The YFS Partnerships & Participation Strategic Manager;
  • A young person.

Which organisations have been successful previously?

The 2017 PAG awards were distributed to 33 organisations across the East Riding. The successful organisations are:
  • 2020 Community Sport CIC Ltd - Beverley
  • 2020 Community Sport CIC Ltd - Driffield
  • 2020 Community Sport CIC Ltd - South Hunsley
  • Barnardos DSI service
  • Beverley Community Lift
  • Beverley Town Council
  • Brandesburton Scout Group
  • Bridlington Cricket Club
  • Bubwith Community Youth Club
  • Castaway Goole Music Theatre
  • Driffield and District Skate and BMX Park Limited
  • Driffield Youth Action
  • Dynamix
  • East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) Ltd
  • Ebor Vale Riding for the Disabled
  • Gilberdyke Parish Council
  • Goole Community Group
  • Goole Youth Action
  • Hedon Youth Group
  • Hessle Youth Action
  • Holme Rovers Football Club
  • Hornsea Town Council
  • Kilnwick Village Hall Youth Club
  • New Life Support - Driffield
  • New Life Support - Goole
  • Newport Parish Council
  • Roots Project Community Interest Company
  • Shores Community Cafe Limited
  • Snaith Youth Club
  • Special Stars Foundation
  • The Hangout Youth Club
  • The Hinge Centre
  • The Park, Kilnwick

Where can I get further information?

For further information please contact Darron Lawer on:

Mobile: 07796 697940

Email: darron.lawer@eastriding.gov.uk

Last Updated: Wednesday, 14 March 2018