The #iwill Fund is a £40 million joint investment from the National Lottery Community Fund, using National Lottery funding, and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to support young people to access high quality social action opportunities. Co-op Foundation is acting as a match funder.
Since 2017, the Co-op Foundation has awarded more than £2 million through its #iwill Fund.
Previous rounds of funding have focused on:
In 2020, the Co-op Foundation is launching two further rounds of its #iwill Fund, focusing on:
Supported by Co-op Funeralcare, this funding round (Spring/Summer 2020) is intended for not-for-profit organisations to help young people support each other during bereavement.
The deadline for Expressions of Interest is 31 July 2020 (12 noon).