Have you got what it takes to pitch your best project ideas to Bilston’s fearsome HeadStart Mini-Ambassadors? … then apply for up to £1000 of funding for community activities which support the emotional wellbeing of young people!

Please note: the closing date for applications has been pushed back to 5pm, Thursday 31st January 2019.

HeadStart have teamed up with the Big Lottery Fund to make new funding available for community groups in Bilston. Come along and pitch your ideas to the HeadStart Mini-Ambassadors, aged 10-14, at a special …

Dragons’ Den Event 2019

Community groups in Bilston can apply for up to £1000 each for ideas, activities or projects which support the emotional health and wellbeing of young people. Applications can also be made for projects supporting the parents and carers of young people.

(The maximum total funding across all groups is £10,000, with a maximum of £1000 per project).

The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

How do I submit an application for funding?

You can either:

  • Print a copy of the PDF application form (Download PDF), to print out, complete and return


  • Complete the application form online using the button below

If you are completing the application form online, we strongly suggest that you type your responses into a separate document first, and only copy them across into the form when you are ready to submit.

If you require support to complete the application form or require any further information, please contact Manjit Singh Cheema, HeadStart Community Development Co-ordinator: