Main Fund

The BFSS supports charitable organisations running UK and International projects to improve access to education or the quality of education for vulnerable or deprived children and young people under the age of 25. 

We award approximately £900,000 in new grants every year through 2 grant rounds. 

UK Projects

BFSS will only consider applications that are specifically targeted towards either Young Carers or Care Experienced Young People in the UK. Projects must be new and innovative interventions to improve their educational outcomes and life chances.  See our UK Criteria and Eligibility  for further details. 

International Projects

BFSS supports projects to improve the quality, sustainability, and access to education for young people within international marginalised and deprived communities. See our International Criteria and Eligibility for further details. 

Further Details

See our Application Process & Key Dates for when to apply. 

See the application forms in the Apply Here section.