Thousands of young people living in disadvantaged areas and from hard-to-reach communities are getting involved in social action by joining uniformed youth organisations through the Uniformed Youth Social Action Fund (UYSAF) programme.
Youth United Foundation and the Cabinet Office have awarded £10 million (provided by HM Treasury from LIBOR fines) to organisations delivering a wide range of projects across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The projects funded for UYSAF are looking to create opportunities where young people are provided with life-changing opportunities to both develop themselves, as well as their community through social action.
The successful organisations for the first round of funding are:
UYSAF Round 2 (innovation) focuses on innovative approaches to youth social action and engaging with young people.