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What is BOOST!?

What is BOOST!

Are you aged 16 -19 and thinking of designing and working on a volunteering project to help others in summer 2011?

Be creative, do something you’ve always wanted to do, and we’ll help with your costs.


Find out more

Find out more about BOOST!

Still have questions?

If you are an applicant, a school, youth club, Volunteer Centre or charity and want to find out more, just click below.


Work with a charity

Work with a chairty

If you would like to find and talk to a charity, to design a project together, click below to search for a charity which matches what you are looking for. You can also look for a charity at your local Volunteer Centre, online or in guides such as the Yellow Pages.


BAA Communities Trust is a grant-making charity established by the world leading airport company BAA to help communities close to its airports, including Heathrow, Southampton and Stansted and in Scotland Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Since it was first set up in 1996 it has made grants worth a total of nearly £5 million on projects which create opportunities for young people, help protect the environment and remove barriers to the world of work.

WWV is an educational charity that in the past year worked in 850 schools and colleges in the UK promoting volunteering to over 50,000 young people. It has a free online database of 1.6m voluntary opportunities.

"Volunteering lets people know what else is out there and how they can help"