Grant Partners

In 2017 and 2018 Trafford Youth Trust awarded grants to 14 youth sector partners through its medium and large grant programmes.  The Trust also awarded a further 40 small grant awards.


Learn more about the Trust's current grant partners please see below.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” 

— Margaret Mead

The Proud Trust

Providing a mix of drop in, group and outreach activities to LGBT+ young people living in Trafford.  Helping participants to feel included and connected, valued and supported emotionally and giving them a voice to celebrate their identity.

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Sport Works C.I.C.

Delivering sports and creative arts sessions twice weekly to young people with learning disabilities and complex additional needs.  Providing a safe place for young people to develop friendships and increase build their self-esteem.

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Gorse Hill Studios Creative Community

Delivering a weekly youth club at Lostock Youth Centre, led by an empowered youth leadership forum.  The club offers roughly 50 young people music, arts, sporting and wellbeing activities.

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The Conservation Volunteers

Empowering 45 young people with learning disabilities to reach their potential through adventurous group outdoor activities in a safe and supportive environment.

Delivered from Sale Waterpark with young people from across the borough.

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Groundwork MSSTT & St John's Centre

Delivering aspirations coaching to 45 young people and 10 professionals from Old Trafford's youth sector, to help people connect with and reach their potential.

Empowering young people to influence local service design, policy and practice.

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The Urban Fitness Collective (TUF*C)

Delivering a sports leadership programme in Partington to engage 10 young people in peer leadership activities to help a further 40 young people.

Helping young people gain a qualification, work experience, and part-time employment.

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G Force

Empowering a group of young people from Timperley through a forum to co-design and co-facilitate activities at the local Youth Club.

20 young people will attend a series of leadership and development activities.


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Pulling Together Asian Women's Group

Using a mix of arts to deliver empowerment, wellbeing and informal education services to 20 young Asian females in Old Trafford.

Evening weekly classes facilitated at Limelight.


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Brink Productions Ltd

Delivering two weekly creative arts sessions in Sale Moor and Sale West to 30 young people.  Helping participants to meet new people, develop their self-esteem and learn how to perform and produce music.

Prioritising those most affected by crime or ASB.

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Beat Bazaar Ltd

A targeted music production course for 40 talented young people from North Trafford to provide an employment pathway into the music industry.

Culminating in a celebration showcase of talent.

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The People's Church

Contributing towards the delivery of a programme of leadership and development activities for 80 children and young people living in Partington.

Ranges from a weekly youth club to a residential leadership course.


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Lancashire County Cricket Club Foundation

Delivering 'Girls Without Boundaries' to 320 young females across the borough, helping them to make friends and become more active through the medium of dance.


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Trafford Domestic Abuse Service

Contributing to the delivery of 'Speak Out Speak Now' courses in youth groups and schools across the borough to 640 young people.

Equipping young females and young males with the knowledge to remain safe, gain the self esteem and confidence to reach their potential.


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