The Agency

Do you have an idea that will make positive social change, but not sure how to make it a reality?

If you’re aged 15-25, from Golden Grove or Northam areas of Southampton and you have ideas that need to happen, we want to hear from you.

We provide the professional training, support and advice needed to develop a project that will benefit your local community. This could be anything from boxing workshops to a music festival.

You’ll pitch your idea to an expert panel to win £2000 of funding to make your idea happen.

Through The Agency I realised I have talents I didn’t know I had before. I used to hate public speaking. Now I do it for fun.

Faidat, Manchester Agent

I'm so excited you are taking the first steps towards joining The Agency. Drop your details into the contact form below or call, text, What's App or email me to find out more.

Emma, Project Manager - The Agency

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The Agency has been a massive stepping stone in my life. It has inspired and empowered me to make a change within my community.

Samuel, Manchester Agent

About The Agency

The Agency UK is a Battersea Arts Centre and Contact programme devised in partnership with People’s Palace Projects.

Current partners include: Kiln Theatre, Blackhorse Workshop, National Theatre Wales and Fablab, Belfast. Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

The Agency is a programme originally conceived by Marcus Faustini in Rio de Janeiro where it is delivered by Agência de Redes para a Juventude. The UK pilot (2013-15) was funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

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