We think that young people are amazing and that they have the potential to make the world a better place through volunteering.

Applications for the latest funding round are now closed!

How To Apply

Youth volunteering has an important role to play as part of society’s response to helping communities in need. To help young people to volunteer the Alec Dickson Trust has set up this call for applications.

Our application window is now closed!
The next application window will be open in February 2022. Keep an eye out on our social channels to be the first to know.


The Trust welcomes applications of up to £500 from UK-based volunteering or community service projects, organised and run by people under 30 years old. 

Applications must align with Public Health England guidance on how to volunteer safely during the pandemic.

Our application window is now closed! Applications will reopen in February 2022.


If you have any questions please email

Good luck with your application!

About Alec Dickson Trust

We support young people who, through volunteering or community service, aim to enhance the lives of others, particularly those most marginalised by society.