Startacus Join Now! /
View Our Toolkit

The Social Entrepreneurs Fund - Level 2 Awards now open...

Startacus RSS

by Startacus Admin

Since its launch, the Social Entrepreneurs Fund has bank notesprovided investment to the tune of £1.5 million for people all across Scotland to help them set up social enterprises and the good news is that it is still doing just that.

The Fund’s Level 2 Awards have just re-opened and are open to entrepreneurial individuals in Scotland who are involved in the social enterprise sector. Could that be you? Well, if you have a business idea which has progressed beyond the initial concept and testing stage, and you have been trading or running your business for at least a year, it could be...
The other obvious stipulations are that your business has a social or environmental ethos and that most of the people who would benefit from it, live in Scotland.

All entries will be assessed on the individual’s drive, skills and experience, the business’ business plan and cash-flow projections and the social impact that the business is likely to

Up to £20,000 funding will be awarded to successful applicants and this money can be utilized for a whole host of purposes from branding to travel costs. Within this Level 2 stage, using the money to help support salary and living costs is particularly encouraged. This is certainly not something to be dismissed then!

Interested? You’ve got until 22 February 2013 to apply - more details on the criteria and the application itself can be found here.

Best of luck to any of you who do!

Join the Self Start society! If you like what you see here on Startacus and want to get involved yourself, why not become a member of our growing community by joining for free here!  


Startacus RSS
Business DealsSubmit Your Startup
Win TicketsNetwork and Collaborate
Our Latest Features

Published on: 7th January 2013

If you would like to enable commenting via your Startacus account, please enable Disqus functionality in your Account Settings.

Create an Idea!View Other Ideas, Projects or Startups
Drive with Belron Why not Sign Up?
Create Projects
Edit Projects
Self Interviews
Self Starter of the Year
Product Giveaways
Subscribe to our Newsletter
  • Top Startup Events UK and Ireland 2017 20th Jan 2017 In honoured tradition we return with our roundup and list of the top UK and Ireland Startup Events and Conferences for 2017.
  • AIB Start-up Academy Summit returns to Belfast! 13th Jan 2017 Northern Ireland startups and entrepreneurs listen up! The AIB Start-up Academy Summit will be back in Belfast and we’ve all the important info you need to bag your free ticket to attend!
  • Newcastle Startup Week Set to Inspire 11th Jan 2017 Newcastle Startup Week - a new festival of entrepreneurship aims to inspire local people to start businesses and attract greater inward investment to the city and wider North East of England region.
  • Drive with Belron Accelerator seeks disruptive Startups 7th Jan 2017 The world’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement service provider Belron is back on the hunt for innovative startups to joins its ten week accelerator Drive.
Check us out at our Google+ page!