Starbucks Youth Action

    Starbucks Youth Action inspires and supports 16-24 year olds who want to make a positive impact in their community. Now in its 4th year, in 2014 the programme will reach over 10,000 young people across Britain.

    We work in partnership with leading charity UK Youth and the National Citizenship Service to help under-25 year olds bring their social action project to life. Successful applicants are awarded funding of up to £2,000 and given project management training so they learn the skills they need to ensure their project succeeds.

    Whether it is setting up a boxing club in East London, providing gift bags for children in hospital in Hampshire or introducing bee-hives to an inner-city park in Manchester, we’re committed to supporting young people who want to make things better for their community.

    You can check out some recent Starbucks Youth Action projects below:

    1. Queerdiff – Cardiff

      The Queerdiff project coordinates meets and support groups for LGBT+ young people in and around the city of Cardiff.

    2. Muffins Dream – south

      The Muffins Dream Foundation was set up this project last year with the mission to ‘provide chances for children and young people with long term illness and disability to lead a happy life’.

    3. Frenford Summer tournament – London

      Starbucks Youth Action helped to fund Frenford Summer Tournament - a series of football tournaments for young people aged 8-21 in the local community.

    4. Fit2Box – London

      Fit2Box is a non-contact boxing fitness workout session – coaching self-defence, keeping active, improving confidence and more. Fit2Box gets young people out of their comfort zone – overcoming their lack of confidence, self-belief and insecurities – to exercise and try their best, instead of sitting back watching TV or playing video games.

    Applications for Starbucks Youth Action 2014 are now closed. Thank you for all your support! We’ve received over 500 applications for funding this year and are excited to see this year’s projects getting under way.  Wishing all this year’s participants good luck with their community projects!

    For further information about Starbucks Youth Action please email:
    starbucksyouthaction@ukyouth.org.