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HEY! Fund Application Forms

Everything you need to apply to the Happy Early Years (HEY!) Fund

Apply to the Happy Early Years (HEY!) Fund by downloading the application form below.

Before you start completing your application form please read the guidance notes carefully to check that your initiative meets at least one of our three themes and that you meet all of the criteria to be able to apply to the HEY! Fund.

You may also find the hints and tips from parents that have run initiatives really useful too.

Return your completed form to:

Happy Early Years Fund
Better Start Bradford
Mayfield Centre
Broadway Avenue
Bradford
BD5 9NP

or email your application to [email protected]

Please note that all initiatives must be delivered and completed by end of December 2024.

Read the Hints and Tips HEY! Fund Guidance Notes Download the Hey! Fund Application Form

Key HEY! Fund dates for 2024

Final Application deadline

Thursday 29 February 2024

Parent Panel Decision Meeting

Tuesday 19 March 2024

Before you start session (for successful initiatives)

Thursday 25 April 2024

Projects must be completed by

31 December 2024

HEY! Fund Celebration Event

To be confirmed

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