Youth Development

Life101 currently work with a number of Services Academy schools, Alternative Education centres and other community based organisations working with youth requiring skills and direction in their lives.

Whether you’re a church group, youth development group, volunteer organisation or at-risk youth programme we’re here to help. We understand it’s a tireless job trying to motivate and inspire your young members and keep them on the right track in life.

This is where Life101 can help!
Our tailored life and financial skills courses (outlined below) will motivate, inspire and provide your group’s members with an education and understanding of what they’re really capable of achieving. These practical skills and personal motivation will enable them to create a successful life for themselves, whatever they choose to do!


101 Programme


1. Personality Profiles
2. Preparing a C.V.
3. General Health, Fitness & Wellbeing
4. Saving Money
5. Personal Budgeting
6. Preparing for a Job Interview
7. Basic Vehicle Mechanics
8. Basic DIY Renovations
9. Basics of Property
10. Basics of Business
11. Basics of the Share Market
12. Self Defence

202 Programme


1. Financial Literacy
2. Teaching your Children about Money (group dependant)
3. Investments 202
4. Developing Personal Leadership – full-day workshop
5. Goal Setting 202
6. Giving Back
7. Public Speaking & Effective Communication

Funding Options
There are numerous funding options available for charity and non-profit organisations to have a Life101 course fully funded for your group of individuals.

How does it work?

  1. Get in touch with us to discuss what you’re looking for, quantity of people etc.
  2. We will then email you a quote which will form part of your funding application.
  3. You can then apply to one (or more) of the below Trusts for funding via the below links.

Below is a list of Trusts that will fund a Life101 course for your group, as well as all the information you require to be able to successfully complete a grant application form. Feel free to contact us if you’d like assistance in completing your grant application.

Eligibility Criteria Application Dates Download Application Form
Lion Foundation Click Here Click Here Click Here
Pub Charity Click Here Click Here Click Here
Trillion Trust Click Here Click Here Click Here
NZ Lottery Grants Funding Click Here Click Here Click Here
Todd Foundation Click Here Click Here Click Here
ASB Community Trust / Foundation North Click Here Click Here Click Here
Sky City Community Trust Click Here Click Here Click Here

If you have any questions regarding Life101’s Youth Development programmes please Contact Us.