Government announces £12m boost for youth sector

Youth projects are in line for an extra £12m in government funding to help address “urgent needs in the youth sector”, Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced. 

The boost includes a £7m Youth Accelerator Fund which is for expanding existing successful projects, creating extra youth club sessions and sporting opportunities. 

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) said that young people will play a key role in funding allocation decisions by working directly with policymakers. 

Read the full details on this link to Children & Young People Now