Award opportunities in Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales

Funding and support is now on offer for social entrepreneurs based in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. In response to COVID-19, we have boosted our core awards programme for social entrepreneurs in these areas to ensure that support gets where it is most needed.

Get support to start up well and grow

We can support you to start or grow your business, whether you have an idea on paper or a social venture in practice already. We offer awards from £500 to £15,000 across three separate start-up packages for social entrepreneurs. 

  • Try it awards support social entrepreneurs to test their hunches and ideas
  • Do it awards provide funding and support to help you get started and create a clear social impact
  • Grow it awards help social entrepreneurs already thriving to grow their impact and build a sustainable financial model

You will also receive 12-months one-to-one/peer support from UnLtd and our partners tailored around you to help you achieve your goals and grow your impact.

Our early stage awards are open call, meaning we are always open to receiving applications and will be giving out funding past this first deadline.  

We are committed to inclusion, and particularly welcome applications from social entrepreneurs who identify as Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background, disabled people and leaders with direct lived experience of the issues that the social enterprise is addressing.  

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Please see below our documentary showcasing the fantastic work our ventures have been doing in their communities:

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Ready to apply for an award or need to complete your award registration?

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Get in touch

If you want to reach out to us about your idea or want to talk through an application, please email our Social Entrepreneur Support Managers based in your area:

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You can access our support through our awards. Some of our awards are available across the UK regardless of the sector you're working. Others have geographic or sector focuses. Find an award that suits you.

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