The Building Connections Fund has been set up to support projects that are able to prevent or reduce loneliness.

The Youth Strand will be open to organisations with existing youth-focused activities that could be effective at helping young people to avoid long-term loneliness.

Who can apply: Charitable or community organisations seeking to fund projects located in the 30% most deprived areas in England.

Read the guidance for further eligibility information.

Maximum grant: £80,000

Deadline: 26 September 2018