29 January 2020

New fund created to help Birmingham girls who ‘dare to dream’– There is a new fund to help the next
generation of fearless females pursue their ambitions and dreams has been launched by Birmingham City
Council and the Lord Mayor of Birmingham’s Charity on Monday 14th October 2019. Birmingham girls aged
under 16 can now apply for grants of up to £250 to support their own academic or career dreams. This can
be for an activity, course, books, equipment or help in accessing work experience (e.g. travel costs). Applicants
must live in Birmingham and be in education or training in the city. All bids must be supported by two
nominating adults (including a teacher). More information and an online application form is available on this