Lambeth Residents Grant
The Walcot Foundation offers grants to low-income Lambeth residents to assist with the costs of undertaking education and training that has a strong likelihood of leading to work.
- Have lived in Lambeth for at least one year
- Live in a low-income household (receiving income-based benefits or working and receiving a very low wage)
- Be aged 18 or over (for college or sixth form students, we can accept applications from individuals who are 17 if applying for a grant for the academic year in which they turn 18).
Additionally, applicants should either be:
- Studying (or planning to study) towards a first degree or vocational qualification that has a strong likelihood of leading to employment (we cannot fund individuals who already have a degree or vocational qualification at NVQ level 4 or equivalent)
- Or have been out of work for much of the last five years and not gained a degree or NVQ-4 (or equivalent) vocational qualification in the last 10 years
- Or be in low paid work (receiving working tax credit), but want to boost their chances of finding better paid employment by undertaking qualifications/training courses.
Grants of up to £1000 are available for course related expenses (for example books, equipment, travel costs) and up to £4000 towards the cost of childcare (for children aged 3 and over).
For more information and to apply
Please visit the Walcot Foundation website to find out more and to apply online.