We are UnLtd. We know social entrepreneurs offer some of the best solutions to loneliness, community resilience and our nation’s long term economic, social and cultural health.

We are committed to 50% of our Awards going to Black, Asian and minority ethnic social entrepreneurs, and/or disabled social entrepreneurs across our funding programmes.

Our focus areas


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Access to employment

We will create 3,000 quality jobs and training opportunities for people facing barriers to employment.

Healthy ageing.

Healthy ageing

We aim to find, fund and support innovative and sustainable solutions that can meet the needs of our ageing society.

 

Our tailored support


Funding

Get started or progress your social business to the next stage of your journey. With up to £15,000 available to fund organisational costs and help you grow your impact.

Investment

The Growth Impact Fund is a social investment fund, helping fast growth early-stage social businesses to grow their impact. It is a joint venture run in partnership with UnLtd, Big Issue Invest and Shift. It exists to make social investment better for founders from underrepresented backgrounds and their teams.

One-to-one support

You'll work with one of our support managers. They'll provide support, offer coaching and advice, and act as your 'critical friend' to help you achieve your goals and become a stronger social leader.

Business and specialist skills

From marketing to finance, you’ll get the chance to build your business skills thanks to our experts and partners. We run workshops, learning sessions and accelerators to make sure you get the knowledge you need.

Understanding your impact

UnLtd can work with you and give you the tools to help better understand and measure the social impact you want to achieve. We'll then work with you to help you grow your impact and make a bigger difference.

Mentoring and pro-bono experts

We connect you with professionals who can provide specialist advice and help you develop. Our network of mentors and volunteers includes individuals across a range of industries as well as organisations such as Hogan Lovells, PA Consulting, Herbert Smith Freehills and Johnson & Johnson.

Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with the latest news and events

253

Last year we backed 253 social entrepreneurs to develop their ideas and start up.

832

Through every entrepreneur we supported, 832 people’s lives were positively impacted.

78%

Of social entrepreneurs feel valued and understood for the change they create.

Our impact

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