Social and Community Capital’s 20th Anniversary Grants opens to applications (deadline 21 February 2020)

Social & Community Capital’s 20th Anniversary Grants has just opened to applications from social enterprises, charities and community businesses across the UK.

Social & Community Capital’s mission is to enable social enterprises, charities and community businesses to make a positive impact in UK communities.

Up to 7 grants each of £20,000 is available from Social & Community Capital to allow organisations to develop projects that create direct social impact on a community with need, and that have potential to become a sustainable product or service.

They will offer one grant in each of the following regions around the UK: Scotland, North, Midlands & East of England, South West, Wales, London & South East and Northern Ireland.

Applicants need to help in one of three areas:

1. Employment, training and education.
2. Income and financial inclusion, and
3. Mental health and well-being.

To be eligible for the Social & Community Capital 20th Anniversary Grants, the following criteria apply:

o Applicants organisation must be UK-based.
o Create direct social impact on a community with need in the UK, and
o Have potential to become a sustainable product or service

The deadline for applications is Friday 21 February 2020. Successful applicants are expected to be announced in April 2020.

For more information, visit the Social and Community Capital webpages.