Somerset Community Foundation

South West Enterprise Fund open for applications

Two grants programmes for young people living in Somerset have been made available.

The first grant programme is Enterprise Grants

This is for individuals aged 18 – 30, currently living in the county of Somerset (but not North Somerset, Bristol or BANES), who are not in education, employment or training, and want to start their own business, know what products or services they want to provide or have been trading for under 2 years. Grants up to £1,000 could be available.

 

The second grant programme is Training and Employment Support Grants

This is for individuals aged 16 – 30, currently living in the county of Somerset (but not North Somerset, Bristol or BANES), either entering or are currently in training or an apprenticeship, or starting work after a period of unemployment, and need some help with the cost of essential things such as travel, work clothing, laptop or equipment. Grants up to £500 could be available.

To receive a decision in March 2022, applications need to be submitted by Friday 25 February 2022. 

If you have any questions please contact Kirsty Campbell on 07928 485337 or email kirsty.campbell@somersetcf.org.uk