The Prince�s Trust is using a �9920 grant to support 62 young people aged 16-30 from across Northern Ireland who need additional help to access employment due to challenges from COVID-19. The project will provide learning and skills development activities and provide small grants to remove financial barriers for vulnerable young people to access education employment or training. 1. Actively engage in learning and skills development.2. Improve their pathway to employment/self-employment.The Covid-19 Development Awards project will support vulnerable young people with small grants (average �160) which will aim to remove a financial barrier/hardship that is preventing them from entering education employment or training. Factors such as travel costs/college course/equipment fees can be significant barriers preventing young people from taking up education/employment opportunities. Covid-19 has intensified these barriers and created new ones.