Seed Fund 2021 criteria and application form

Thriving Kirklees are working in partnership with Third Sector Leaders Kirklees to find community organisations working with children, young people and families that have ideas for activities that can support their work.

Eligibility Criteria:

We are particularly interested in projects that are:

  • Family Centred
  • Concerned with prevention and early intervention
  • Joined Up with other provision and services
  • Focused on the needs of under-represented children, young people, and families (e.g. BAME, children with additional needs/disabilities, LGBQT+, asylum seekers/refugees etc)
  • Co produced

 You are strongly encouraged to use the Thriving Kirklees objectives below to guide your project and to demonstrate that potential beneficiaries have been engaged in the idea and delivery of your project.

  • Ensure young people and families are able to shape Thriving Kirklees services and support, through co-production and volunteering opportunities.
  • Invest in new/enhanced Thriving Kirklees services to improve outcomes based on what families are telling us
  • Ensure health equalities across the Thriving Kirklees offer
  • Engage diverse stakeholders to strengthen partnership delivery, reduce gaps/duplication, and better manage risks
  • Promote shared working culture, reflective of Thriving Kirklees values
  • Improve service delivery and communication through partnership working

We are looking for your creative ideas to encourage people to get involved in new activities and services that will improve their health and well-being.

Successful applications will have 6 months from approval to deliver their project.

Closing date for submitting this application is 5pm on Monday September 20th 2021.

For support with your project idea and completion of this form, please contact Bridget Hughes at: or phone 07540434573