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DCMS Youth Investment Fund Left Behind Areas

The DCMS Youth Investment Fund is now closed for new applications.

The DCMS Youth Investment Fund – Phase one had a limited budget. Due to significant demand we have now closed applications to the fund early, as we indicated we may do. This fund did not have a fixed application window, with applications being assessed on a rolling basis as received.

You will be unable to start a new application form. If you have started an application, but not yet submitted it, please log into your online account. You will find your draft application at the bottom of the Applications page.

Eligible Areas

The following is a list of Local Authority Areas/Wards which are eligible to apply for the DCMS Youth Investment Fund. For your application to be eligible for this funding, you must be delivering work in, and/or working with children and young people who are from, one of the following areas. Click on the Local Authority Area to check which wards are eligible. If you are unsure which ward you are delivering work in, please click here and enter the postcode of the area you are delivering work in to find out.

All Wards

Bath and North East Somerset

Twerton

 

Bedford

Cauldwell
Castle
Goldington
Kempston West
Kingsbrook
Queens Park

 

All Wards
All Wards

Blackpool

Bloomfield
Brunswick
Claremont
Clifton
Hawes Side
Ingthorpe
Layton
Park
Talbot
Tyldesley
Victoria
Warbreck
Waterloo

 

All Wards

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Alderney & Bourne Valley
Boscombe West
Burton & Grange
East Cliff & Springbourne
Hamworthy
Kinson
All Wards

Bristol, City of

Ashley
Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston
Central
Easton
Filwood
Frome Vale
Hartcliffe and Withywood
Henbury and Brentry
Hengrove and Whitchurch Park
Hillfields
Hotwells and Harbourside
Knowle
Lawrence Hill
Lockleaze
Southmead

Cambridge

East Chesterton

Fenland

Bassenhally
Clarkson
Elm & Christchurch
Kirkgate
Lattersey
March East
March West
Medworth
Octavia Hill
Parson Drove & Wisbech St Mary
Peckover
Slade Lode
Staithe
Waterlees Village

Huntingdonshire

Huntingdon North

Central Bedfordshire

Dunstable-Manshead
Dunstable-Northfields
Heath and Reach
Parkside
Tithe Farm

Cheshire East

Crewe Central
Crewe East
Crewe North
Crewe South
Crewe St Barnabas

Cheshire West and Chester

Blacon
Central & Grange
Lache
Neston
Northwich Leftwich
Northwich Witton
Westminster
Winsford Over & Verdin
Winsford Swanlow
Winsford Wharton
Wolverham
All Wards

Cornwall

Bodmin St Mary’s & St Leonard
Bodmin St Petroc’s
Bude
Camborne Roskear & Tuckingmill
Camborne Trelowarren
Camborne West & Treswithian
Falmouth Penwerris
Four Lanes, Beacon & Troon
Hayle West
Launceston North & North Petherwin
Liskeard Central
Ludgvan, Madron, Gulval & Heamoor
Mousehole, Newlyn & St Buryan
Penzance East
Penzance Promenade
Pool & Tehidy
Redruth North
Roche & Bugle
St Austell Central & Gover
St Ives West & Towednack
St Stephen-in-Brannel
Truro Tregolls
All Wards

Allerdale

Flimby
Harrington & Salterbeck
Maryport North
Maryport South
Moorclose & Moss Bay

Barrow-in-Furness

Barrow Island
Central
Hindpool
Ormsgill
Risedale

Carlisle

Botcherby & Harraby North
Currock & Upperby
Denton Holme & Morton South
Newtown & Morton North

Copeland

Cleator Moor
Distington, Lowca & Parton
Millom
Whitehaven South

 

All Wards
All Wards

Amber Valley

Alfreton
Heanor West
Ironville and Riddings
Langley Mill and Aldercar
Somercotes

Bolsover

Ault Hucknall
Bolsover North & Shuttlewood
Bolsover South
Elmton-with-Creswell
Langwith
Pinxton
Shirebrook North
Shirebrook South

Chesterfield

Barrow Hill and New Whittington
Brimington North
Dunston
Holmebrook
Loundsley Green
Lowgates and Woodthorpe
Middlecroft and Poolsbrook
Moor
Old Whittington
Rother
St Helen’s

Derbyshire Dales

Matlock St Giles

Erewash

Awsworth Road
Cotmanhay
Kirk Hallam & Stanton-by-Dale
Larklands
Little Hallam

High Peak

Gamesley
Hadfield North
New Mills East
Stone Bench
Whitfield

North East Derbyshire

Clay Cross South
Grassmoor
Holmewood & Heath
North Wingfield Central
Shirland
Unstone

 

Exeter

Mincinglake and Whipton

North Devon

Barnstaple Central
Barnstaple with Westacott
Ilfracombe East

Teignbridge

Buckland & Milber
Teignmouth West

Torridge

Bideford East
Bideford West
Holsworthy

West Devon

Dartmoor
All Wards

Dorset

Littlemoor & Preston
Melcombe Regis
Portland
Westham

East Riding of Yorkshire

Bridlington Central and Old Town
Bridlington South
Goole South
South East Holderness
All Wards

Basildon

Crouch
Fryerns
Laindon Park
Lee Chapel North
Pitsea North West
Pitsea South East
St Martin’s
Vange

Braintree

Bocking South
Witham West

Castle Point

Canvey Island Central
Canvey Island South
Canvey Island Winter Gardens

Chelmsford

Great Baddow West

Colchester

Berechurch
Greenstead
Old Heath and The Hythe

Harlow

Bush Fair
Harlow Common
Mark Hall
Netteswell
Staple Tye
Toddbrook

Maldon

Heybridge West
Maldon North

Rochford

Roche North and Rural

Tendring

Bluehouse
Burrsville
Cann Hall
Coppins
Dovercourt All Saints
Dovercourt Bay
Eastcliff
Harwich & Kingsway
Homelands
Pier
St Bartholomew’s
St James
St John’s
St Osyth
St Paul’s
Walton
West Clacton & Jaywick Sands

 

All Wards

Cheltenham

Hesters Way
Oakley
Springbank
St Mark’s
St Paul’s
St Peter’s

Forest of Dean

Cinderford West
Coleford
Lydney East

Gloucester

Barton and Tredworth
Coney Hill
Matson and Robinswood
Moreland
Podsmead
Tuffley
Westgate

Tewkesbury

Brockworth East
All Wards

Basingstoke and Deane

Norden

Gosport

Christchurch
Grange
Town

Havant

Barncroft
Battins
Bondfields
Hart Plain
Warren Park

Rushmoor

Cherrywood

Winchester

St Luke

 

All Wards

Herefordshire, County of

Hinton & Hunderton
Leominster North & Rural
Leominster South
Leominster West
Newton Farm

Broxbourne

Waltham Cross

Dacorum

Adeyfield East
Grovehill
Highfield

Hertsmere

Borehamwood Cowley Hill

North Hertfordshire

Letchworth Wilbury

Stevenage

Bedwell
Roebuck
Shephall

Welwyn Hatfield

Peartree

Isle of Wight

Brading & St Helens
Carisbrooke & Gunville
Lake North
Newport Central
Osborne
Pan & Barton
Ryde Appley & Elmfield
Ryde North West
Ryde South East
Ryde West
Sandown South
Shanklin Central
Wroxall, Lowtherville & Bonchurch

Ashford

Beaver
Bockhanger
Charing
Stanhope

Canterbury

Heron
Northgate
St Stephen’s
West Bay

Dartford

Darenth
Princes
Swanscombe
Temple Hill

Dover

Buckland
Middle Deal
St Radigunds
Tower Hamlets
Town & Castle

Folkestone and Hythe

East Folkestone
Folkestone Central
Folkestone Harbour
Walland & Denge Marsh

Gravesham

Coldharbour
Northfleet North
Riverside
Singlewell
Westcourt

Maidstone

High Street
Park Wood
Shepway North
Shepway South

Sevenoaks

Swanley St Mary’s
Swanley White Oak

Swale

Milton Regis
Murston
Priory
Queenborough and Halfway
Roman
Sheerness
Sheppey Central
Sheppey East

Thanet

Birchington South
Central Harbour
Cliftonville West
Dane Valley
Eastcliff
Garlinge
Margate Central
Newington
Northwood
Salmestone
Sir Moses Montefiore

Tonbridge and Malling

East Malling
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Trench
All Wards
All Wards

Burnley

Bank Hall
Brunshaw
Coal Clough with Deerplay
Daneshouse with Stoneyholme
Gannow
Gawthorpe
Hapton with Park
Lanehead
Queensgate
Rosegrove with Lowerhouse
Rosehill with Burnley Wood
Trinity

Chorley

Chorley East

Fylde

Central

Hyndburn

Barnfield
Central
Church
Clayton-le-Moors
Netherton
Peel
Rishton
Spring Hill
St Andrew’s

Lancaster

Harbour
Heysham North
Poulton
Skerton East
Skerton West
Westgate

Pendle

Bradley
Brierfield East & Clover Hill
Brierfield West & Reedley
Marsden & Southfield
Waterside & Horsfield
Whitefield & Walverden

Rossendale

Greensclough
Healey and Whitworth
Irwell
Longholme
Stacksteads
Worsley

South Ribble

Bamber Bridge East
Earnshaw Bridge
Seven Stars

West Lancashire

Birch Green
Digmoor
Moorside
Skelmersdale North
Tanhouse

Wyre

Bourne
Jubilee
Mount
Park
Pharos
Rossall
Warren
All Wards

Charnwood

Loughborough Ashby
Loughborough Hastings
Loughborough Lemyngton
Loughborough Storer

Harborough

Lubenham

North West Leicestershire

Castle Rock
Coalville West
Greenhill

Oadby and Wigston

South Wigston

Boston

Fenside
Kirton and Frampton
Old Leake and Wrangle
Staniland

East Lindsey

Alford
Chapel St Leonards
Friskney
Ingoldmells
Mablethorpe
North Holme
Scarbrough & Seacroft
Spilsby
St Clement’s
St Margaret’s
Sutton on Sea
Trinity
Wainfleet
Willoughby with Sloothby
Winthorpe
Wragby

Lincoln

Abbey
Birchwood
Castle
Glebe
Minster
Moorland
Park

North Kesteven

Billinghay, Martin and North Kyme
Sleaford Holdingham
Sleaford Westholme

South Holland

Gedney
Sutton Bridge

South Kesteven

Grantham Earlesfield
Grantham Harrowby

West Lindsey

Gainsborough East
Gainsborough North
Gainsborough South-West
Hemswell
All Wards

Luton

Biscot
Dallow
Farley
Leagrave
Lewsey
Northwell
South
Sundon Park
All Wards

Medway

Chatham Central
Gillingham North
Gillingham South
Luton and Wayfield
River
Rochester East
Strood South
All Wards

Milton Keynes

Bletchley East
Stantonbury
Woughton & Fishermead
All Wards
All Wards

North Lincolnshire

Barton
Brumby
Crosby and Park
Frodingham
Town
All Wards

North Northamptonshire

Brickhill and Queensway
Kingswood
Windmill

North Somerset

Weston-super-Mare Central
Weston-super-Mare South
Weston-super-Mare Winterstoke

Scarborough

Castle
Eastfield
Filey
Streonshalh
Woodlands

Selby

Selby East
Selby West
All Wards
All Wards

Ashfield

Abbey Hill
Carsic
Greenwood & Summit
Hucknall North
Hucknall South
Hucknall West
Huthwaite & Brierley
Leamington
Skegby
Stanton Hill & Teversal
Sutton Central & New Cross
Sutton St Mary’s

Bassetlaw

Carlton
East Retford South
Harworth
Langold
Worksop South East

Broxtowe

Chilwell West
Eastwood St Mary’s

Gedling

Coppice
Daybrook
Netherfield

Mansfield

Broomhill
Bull Farm and Pleasley Hill
Carr Bank
Ladybrook
Market Warsop
Meden
Netherfield
Newgate
Newlands
Oak Tree
Park Hall
Penniment
Portland
Racecourse
Ransom Wood
Sherwood
Warsop Carrs
Woodhouse
Yeoman Hill

Newark and Sherwood

Bridge
Castle
Devon
Ollerton
Rainworth South & Blidworth
All Wards

Cherwell

Banbury Ruscote

Oxford

Barton & Sandhills
Blackbird Leys
Churchill
Donnington
Holywell
Littlemore
Northfield Brook
Rose Hill & Iffley

South Oxfordshire

Berinsfield
All Wards
All Wards
All Wards

Preston

Brookfield
City Centre
Deepdale
Fishwick & Frenchwood
Ingol & Cottam
Plungington
Ribbleton
St. Matthew’s

Reading

Church
Norcot
Southcote
Whitley

Redcar and Cleveland

Brotton
Coatham
Dormanstown
Eston
Grangetown
Guisborough
Kirkleatham
Lockwood
Loftus
Newcomen
Ormesby
Skelton West
South Bank
All Wards
All Wards
All Wards
All Wards
All Wards

Shropshire

Castlefields and Ditherington
Harlescott
Ludlow East
Monkmoor
Sundorne
Underdale
All Wards

Mendip

Frome Market
Glastonbury St Benedict’s
Glastonbury St Edmund’s
Glastonbury St John’s

Sedgemoor

Bridgwater Dunwear
Bridgwater Fairfax
Bridgwater Hamp
Bridgwater Victoria
Bridgwater Westover
Highbridge and Burnham Marine

Somerset West and Taunton

Alcombe
Halcon & Lane
Priorswood
Watchet & Williton

South Somerset

Chard Combe
Chard Holyrood
Yeovil Lyde

 

South Gloucestershire

Charlton & Cribbs
All Wards
All Wards

Southend-on-Sea

Kursaal
Milton
Shoeburyness
Southchurch
St. Luke’s
Victoria
West Shoebury
All Wards

Cannock Chase

Brereton and Ravenhill
Cannock East
Cannock North
Cannock South
Hagley
Hednesford North

East Staffordshire

Eton Park
Horninglow
Stapenhill

Lichfield

Chadsmead
Curborough

Newcastle-under-Lyme

Cross Heath
Holditch & Chesterton
Knutton
Talke & Butt Lane

Stafford

Doxey & Castletown
Highfields & Western Downs
Penkside

Staffordshire Moorlands

Biddulph East
Cheadle North East
Leek North

Tamworth

Belgrave
Glascote
Stonydelph
All Wards
All Wards

Babergh

Sudbury North East

East Suffolk

Carlton & Whitton
Gunton & St Margarets
Harbour & Normanston
Kessingland
Kirkley & Pakefield

Ipswich

Bridge
Gainsborough
Gipping
Priory Heath
Sprites
Stoke Park
Westgate
Whitehouse
Whitton

West Suffolk

Mildenhall Great Heath
All Wards

Swindon

Gorse Hill and Pinehurst
Liden, Eldene and Park South
Penhill and Upper Stratton
Walcot and Park North
All Wards
All Wards
All Wards
All Wards

Warrington

Bewsey and Whitecross
Fairfield and Howley
Latchford East
Orford
Poplars and Hulme

North Warwickshire

Atherstone Central
Atherstone South and Mancetter

Nuneaton and Bedworth

Abbey
Bar Pool
Bede
Camp Hill
Exhall
Kingswood
Poplar
Wem Brook

West Northamptonshire

Billing and Rectory Farm
Castle
Dallington Spencer
Headlands
Talavera

Adur

Courtwick with Toddington
Eastbrook
Mash Barn
River
Southlands

Chichester

Chichester East

Crawley

Bewbush & North Broadfield
Broadfield

Worthing

Northbrook

Wiltshire

Melksham Forest
Salisbury Bemerton Heath
Trowbridge Lambrok
Trowbridge Park

Bromsgrove

Rock Hill
Sidemoor

Malvern Hills

Pickersleigh

Redditch

Batchley & Brockhill
Church Hill
Greenlands
Matchborough

Worcester

Gorse Hill
Nunnery
Rainbow Hill
St John
Warndon

Wychavon

Droitwich West

Wyre Forest

Foley Park & Hoobrook
Broadwaters
Areley Kings & Riverside

The DCMS detailed methodology for selecting areas is available here.

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