Dundee Futures Fund LOGO final (003) Dundee Futures Fund is one of 21 projects across Dundee which is funded by the Rank Foundation over the next three years as part of its latest round of funding. Established more than 60 years ago The Rank Foundation was set up by film mogul J Arthur Rank as a reflection of his strong Christian faith.

The Rank Foundation aims to improve the lives of people and their communities, across the UK, by:

  • Encouraging and developing leadership
  • Promoting enterprise and innovation
  • Caring for the disadvantaged and the marginalised

The Rank Foundation’s investment in Dundee is their largest place-based funding commitment in the U.K. Projects will contribute to their strategy by focusing on leadership, enterprise and care.

This is a three year programme of funding and support.

Main grant: Open to early stage social enterprises, and aspiring social enterprises – up to £5000. Applicant based within Dundee City area, or proposed Social Enterprise to be based within Dundee City area and demonstrate the impact of their work for Dundee through a strong business case.

Feasibility Grant: To help potential applicants/social entrepreneurs consider the feasibility of their idea. £300

In addition to the grants training, marketing and legal support will be provided.

Who can apply?

–           A new social enterprise at the start of trading, where a grant would reduce a barrier to operating.

–           Existing social enterprises with an annual turnover of less than £75K for whom a £5K grant would overcome a significant challenge.

–           Meet the requirements of the Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise

For an enquiry form click here  Dundee Futures Fund Enquiry Form

Or contact Sheila Newcombe on 01382 504848 or sheila@dundeesen.org

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