• £12,500 to Youth At Risk. This organisation helps some of the most damaged and difficult young people in the UK. Its Coaching for Success programme has been designed for schools where some of the pupils are significantly underachieving – because of truanting and involvement in violence and street crime. £3000 went to the scheme in Holloway School, N7, and £9500 to another project at the Phoenix School in west London
• £5040 to Gospel Oak Action Link, part towards funding a residential course at an activity centre for a challenging group of children, many of whom were playing truant or excluded from school; and part to fund additional hours allowing youth workers to focus on work with a group of youths on the Gospel Oak Estate who are excluded from school and have a history of involvement in violent incidents and drug trafficking
• £1490 to The Fairbridge Society to fund two residential adventure courses at one of its special centres, offering challenging developmental opportunities to disadvantaged young people