Grants plus business support are available to social entrepreneurs looking to start or grow an existing social venture. Funding of up to £15,000 is available. The funding is being made available through the UnLtd, the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK. UnLtd are committed to providing 50% of their awards to Black, Asian and minority ethnic social entrepreneurs, and/or disabled social entrepreneurs.

To be eligible applicants need to be:

Aged 16 and over

Living in the United Kingdom

Willing to participate in a learning experience

Working to benefit people living in the United Kingdom

Have a real social impact

Fulfil a clear need and demand

Have clear outputs and goals

The closing date for this funding round is the 31st December 2021.

Useful Links:

Download Application Guidance

Download Application Questions

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Since 2000, Wessex Partnerships has been helping innovative firms and entrepreneurs secure funding for new product and service development. We have enabled companies large and small achieve significant business growth.

Our bid writing services help our clients first identify grant opportunities. Then we take on the workload of preparing the application. Our team works closely with your team to accurately present your project to agreed win themes. We then answer the application questions to meet the funder’s requirements. We advise on all aspects of the project delivery, planning and budget so your project appears well-managed and offers good value.

With backgrounds in economic development, we stay close to policy developments and new funding programmes. We undertake background industry research in your particular field to clarify the technical innovation and set out the commercial case.  This considerably enhances the chances of your application being successful. 

It all adds up to an enviable success rate for our clients, securing over £80m of grant funding over the last twenty-one years.

If you have a project you would like to discuss, book a call with us on 01329 556766. For more information on our services, see our website