Funding for your Social Enterprise

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 30 January, 2018 - 12:00
Maximum Available: 

Firstport’s Award Programme supports individuals to turn their ideas into thriving social enterprises. Find out more here and watch their inspiring video.

What is a social enterprise?

Social enterprise is simply a way of doing business which focuses on tackling social problems, strengthening communities, improving people’s life chances or protecting the environment, as opposed to generating profit for private individuals or bodies. Any surplus income that a social enterprise generates (after covering its costs – including salaries for those running the organisation and delivering services) are reinvested in the business, and go towards its social aims.