Do It

Our Do it awards help make your idea for social change a reality.

You are a social entrepreneur who wants to create social impact. You’re ready to establish your venture and tackle an issue that you’re passionate about fixing. You’re dedicated to your idea and ready to make things happen.

We’re here to support you. Alongside giving you £5,000 to build your social venture, we’ll give you access to training and events, and assign you a dedicated award manager (one of our experts in helping social entrepreneurs to start and grow). The award manager will be there to coach you and support you to achieve your goals.

What you get

  • Up to £5,000 in funding 
  • A package of tailored support to suit you 
  • One-to-one guidance from an UnLtd award manager
  • Specialist advice from relevant experts
  • Access to resources to help you get up and running
  • Access to the UnLtd mentor scheme.

Social entrepreneurs working with those is late life

Important information

Due to Covid-19 we are taking a new approach to award-making for the next few months.

Award Managers are working to identify current and past award winners whose businesses are put at risk, and for whom our support will make a real difference in this critical period. These entrepreneurs will be invited to apply for funding directly.

We have therefore chosen to close our portal for new applications for now, so we can focus our attention on those currently delivering impact.

For more details, please refer to our information on supporting social entrepreneurs through coronavirus. If you have any questions, please either contact your Award Manager, or use the chat support feature on the site.

Supporting social entrepreneurs through covid-19


UnLtd supports those who are:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Reside in the United Kingdom
  • Willing to participate in a learning experience
  • Working to benefit people living in the United Kingdom

To be eligible you must:

  • Have a real social impact
  • Fulfil a clear need and demand
  • Have clear outputs and goals
  • Provide a learning experience or opportunity

UnLtd cannot support concepts or businesses that:

  • Are part of your paid employment where you are an employee 
  • Involve political or religious campaigning 
  • Involve activities outside the law or against public policy, or anything that encourages ethnicity, religious or commercial disharmony 

Sound like you?

Our Do It Award is currently by invitation only. We encourage social entrepreneurs who wish to apply for support to contact their Award Manager.

Application by invite only

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We host a series of events throughout the UK each year. From classes and conferences, seminars and workshops to networking events and training sessions.

Upcoming events

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