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Welcome to YIF Central Support

We know that you have big plans for your Youth Investment Fund project and want to make sure we’re doing everything we can to support you along the way. That’s why we’ve created a suite of professional services and resources for you to call on if needed. 

We’re hoping that some elements of the support outlined will be helpful at some point during your grant period. Find out more about the support on offer below along with online training and useful resources. 

Once logged into your account please navigate to the Your Grants tab and use the Request Support Package button to highlight the types of support you would like to request as part of your grant. Once the options have been submitted your Relationship Manager will be informed automatically and will contact you shortly after.

Upcoming Training Sessions

5th December 2023 – 1pm – An introduction to VAT and how it can impact capital projects and sustainable business models (with YIF Financial Management Support Provider – Neal Howard Ltd


Support available

Support can help you manage large, complex, or high-risk construction projects. It can also help if you don’t have the in-house staff to manage the project yourself. 

Useful resources

Expertise can help you reduce risks and costs, and ensure your project complies with all building regulations and standards. 

Support can help you find the right suppliers and contractors, and negotiate competitive contracts.

Useful resources


Can help you ensure your project is environmentally friendly and sustainable.

Useful resources


Support can help you with budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.

Useful resources 

Slides from webinar:

Support can help you make sure you are meeting your responsibilities as a charity and encourage effective and supportive working relationships decision-making throughout your organisation. 

Useful resources
Risk management toolkit:  

Trustee recruitment guide: 

Support can help you diversify your income streams and make your organisation more financially sustainable. 

Support can help you build your brand, reach your target audience, and boost fundraising.

Useful resources 

YIF Comms Toolkit:

A Guide to Communications, Press and Influencing  

To make sure your new recruits have the qualifications they need.

Useful resources

Youth Work Practice Standards


To support staff and volunteers through the process and minimise disruption.

To help with follow on funding and investment.

To learn from other YIF-funded organisations, build connections and support each other.  

Need to get in touch?

If you have questions about the fund, please contact your Relationship Manager directly or via

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