Are you a social entrepreneur?

Do you … want to create social change, and have an idea for how to do it; know Birchfield and the challenges and opportunities it faces; want to gain skills and experience for yourself; and need a small amount of money to get your idea off the ground?

Big Local Birchfield and our partner UnLtd are offering cash awards and support of £500 plus for social entrepreneurs with great ideas in the Birchfield Big Local area.

We are looking for individuals with new solutions and innovative approaches to improving the quality of life for local residents. These potential ventures will make some money and generate social benefits for the area.

How to apply

The Birchfield Enterprise Awards open for applications on 3rd December. If you want to apply for an award and you are over 16 years old then you are welcome to attend the Launch at Grosvenor Road Studios, 6 – 7pm, where you will receive further information about the award process and be able to register for an award application pack. (For those that cannot make 3rd December, we will be hosting a further drop in session at the Birchfield Enterprise Hub on 9th December, 10 – 12noon, at Grosvenor Road Studios.

Application forms will be available from 3rd December and the closing date for applications is 9th January 2015. Successful applicants will be asked to pitch their ideas to a Panel on 22nd January 2015.


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