Art & Soul Tribe


Youth Tribe Pilot Project

Year, type of grant

2021-22, Open, Small Grants

Grant awarded

£1,500 over 5 months


A new project that brought together a group of peer mentors to co-produce an arts-based hangout for local young people; to learn and share creative skills, inspire and support one another; and to work together towards a finished product, exhibition, or performance to share with the local community. This project made a real difference to the young people and supported organisational development and partnership work. Read more

Who, what, where

  • Young people 14-18 years, from the local community
  • Mixed arts
  • Community connectedness, engagement post-Covid-19 organisational development, young person’s voice
  • Wales, Flintshire

How this project supported Ragdoll Foundation aims

This was an ambitious proposal to deliver much with a small budget, and the organisation, which describes itself as “social change in action” was confident this could be achieved. Inclusion of Arts Award and First Aid for Mental Health in the application were positives, and the connection to the Children’s University a strong outcome.