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Funding Opportunities - Social Entrpeneurs

8th January 2013


Firstport, which supports new and emerging social entrepreneurs across Scotland, has announced that its Level 2 Social Entrepreneurship Fund is open for applications. Level 2 grants of up to 20,000 are available to individuals and small groups of individuals with a tested and proven social enterprise idea that have a successful trading track record of about 12 months. Although applicants can be based anywhere in the UK most of the beneficiaries need to be located in Scotland. The grants can be used to pay for salaries and contribute towards living expenses. The closing date for applications is the 22nd February 2013. Firstport also run a Level1 Award scheme. Under the Level 1 scheme individuals and small groups of individuals can apply for an award of between 500 and 5000 if they have an idea but need to test it to help get it off the ground. Applications for Level 1 awards can be submitted at any time