Big Lottery Fund to fund young social entrepreneurs


first_imgBig Lottery Fund to fund young social entrepreneurs Activities that are likely to receive support range from school-based enterprises to larger scale, community projects, such as a counselling helpline for young people and a youth magazine which raises awareness of racism. UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, is a charitable organisation that wants to support and develop the role of social entrepreneurs as a force for positive change in the United Kingdom. It will lead delivery of the Big Boost programme in partnership with The Prince’s Trust, Scarman Trust and Changemakers. The programme will be launched in September 2005 with applications forms available immediately after that and it will be promoted through existing and new, youth focussed networks of UnLtd and its delivery partners. Howard Lake | 3 August 2005 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Working with UnLtd, the Big Lottery Fund is to grant £10 million to help young people in England to make their community improvement ideas a reality.“The Big Boost” programme, which goes live in September 2005, will award grants of between £250 and £5,000 to help individuals and small groups of young people, aged between 11 and 25 years old, deliver projects in their local areas. It will encourage social entrepreneurship among young people from all backgrounds, helping individuals develop projects, which will make a lasting difference to them and to their communities.UnLtd has been selected as the Big Lottery Fund’s award partner to deliver The Big Boost under the Grants to Individuals strand of its new Young People’s Fund programme in England. Advertisement  16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img

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