Location: UK-wide

Deadline: ongoing (unless otherwise specified on the funder's website)

Community engagement platform ChangeX, supported by the LEGO Foundation, has launched a £145,000 fund to enable communities across the UK to start proven learning through play projects. Groups can choose from a portfolio of 14 proven play ideas to create more playful experiences for children in your community, school or neighbourhood across the UK.

Who can apply

You can apply if:

  • You want to start a ChangeX idea to improve your local community
  • You're passionate about providing learning through play opportunities for children in your community
  • You are an individual, an existing local group or a community organisation

What you can get

  • Seed funding to start your selected idea
  • Free starter resource pack, mentorship and technology tools to get started
  • Additional impact funding, once you report back on the social impact of your active project

The amount of funding available for your project depends on which idea you chose to start. Funding amounts generally range from £500 to £5,500.

How to apply

You can explore each of the 14 ideas through your own project by visiting ChangeX's website: www.changex.org/gb/funds/community-play-fund-uk.

For full details about the terms and conditions, please click here