September 2019 – August 2020
During the above period £85,748 was approved to be given to help Young People in the area with activities and education.
Grants were approved for 20 Organisations representing over 2,600 young people.
Hitchin Youth Trust approved grants for 69 young people.
Bursary grants were approved for 7 young people.
In addition to the above direct financial help, 21 organisations have FREE use of our Youth Rooms, representing around 250 young people each week. The meeting room is also used for training sessions for Leaders, committee meetings for youth organisations and support groups for parents – us of this is also free of charge.
Approximately £38,000 during the year was saved in total by these groups by having free use of our building. The previous year the saving was estimated at £65,000. The reduction is due to the closure of the building as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.