Britain Yearly Meeting has launched a new grants scheme for 18-35 year olds which supports young adult Quakers to participate more fully in the life of the Society of Friends.

Grant-making is an important part of turning our faith into action. Through our grants we support individuals in their work and development around our values.

There are three different types of young adult grant you can apply for.

Types of funding

    Quaker Events and Learning Grant

    A grant of up to £500 to support young adult Quakers (18–35) to attend events, courses and other Quaker learning opportunities which would otherwise not be possible due to financial constraints. Grants are usually decided and, if approved, paid within a month.

    Find out more and apply for the Quaker Events and Learning Grant here.

    Financial Relief Grant

    A grant of up to £500 to improve the quality of life for young adult Friends (18–35) who have impaired quality of life due to low income (usually defined as earning below the living wage). We aim to process Financial Relief Grants as quickly as possible. In some cases they may be paid within 1–2 weeks but they will usually be decided and, if approved, paid within a month.

    Find out more and apply for the Financial Relief Grant here.

    Living Adventurously Grant

    A grant of up to £1500 to support young adults (18–35) in service they feel led to do as part of their Quaker witness, which is otherwise not possible due to financial constraints.

    This service might take the form of volunteering, whether in the UK or abroad, or other forms of Quaker witness. These grants are not intended to only support activities run by Quaker organisations. Applications for Living Adventurously Grants will be considered once every 3 months.

    Find out more and apply for a Living Adventurously Grant here.