Try It, Do It challenge — £27,000-worth of grants for young people starting social enterprises

A Dragons’ Den-style competition for young people is being launched in the West Midlands, offering nearly £27,000 worth of awards to get budding social enterprises off the ground.

The Try it, Do it Challenge is being run by the Accord Group and funded by the Matrix Housing Partnership and UnLtd, as part of UnLtd’s national Building Futures programme. Open to anyone aged 16-24 years old living in the region, the exciting challenge is aimed at up-and-coming social entrepreneurs and community projects that will benefit a local area.

To register an interest in attending a West Mids event in March at which you can pitch your social enterprise idea  send mail to Alix Drysdale or call him on 0121 358 9019 or 07920 769491 by Monday 10th March 2014.

More information on the BVSC website here.

Birmingham UK. Freelance research, evaluation and policy consultant specialising in social enterprise and the third sector. I maintain the BSSEC blog and website

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