Year of Young People National Lottery Fund Programme Evaluation

SMG was commissioned to evaluate The Year of Young People National Lottery Fund (YoYP National Lottery Fund) in Scotland. This fund was administered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund on behalf of participating distributors (The National Lottery Heritage Fund, The National Lottery Community Fund, sportscotland and Spirit of 2012).
Children at Coalburn
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Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 were provided for heritage, community and sports projects that involved young people (aged 8 to 26 years) in highly participatory co-design ways. A total of 92 projects across 24 of Scotland’s 32 local authority areas were funded. Activities included: mental health workshops, outdoor skills development, physical activity sessions, theatre, art and creative workshops, volunteering opportunities, peer education and mentorin