||<p>In March 2019, the Home Secretary announced the award of a £200m endowment to the
charity Impetus, to establish the Youth Endowment Fund. Applied over ten years, the
funding will be used by the Youth Endowment Fund to support interventions steering
children and young people away from involvement in crime and violence and to find,
generate and apply best available evidence about which approaches are most successful.</p><p>The
Youth Endowment Fund has been established to operate independently of Government,
and publishes information about its activities here: <a href="https://impetus.org.uk/youth-endowment-fund.%20"
target="_blank">https://impetus.org.uk/youth-endowment-fund. </a></p><p>The £200m
endowment was awarded at the end of March by way of a Grant Agreement. Since this
award, Impetus has rapidly been establishing the Youth Endowment Fund’s operations
and has launched its first call for proposals. This is an open call, to fund and evaluate
interventions primarily targeting young people aged 10-14 who are judged to be at
risk of being drawn into crime and violence. This first funding round opened on the
28 May and will close on the 23 July, at which point applications will be assessed.
As such, no projects have yet been awarded funding and no bids have been rejected.
Further information about this first funding round can be found here: <a href="https://www.sibgroup.org.uk/youth-endowment-fund.%20"