Social Enterprise Plus grants now available

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A participant on the Women’sTec #Not Just for Boys programme in North Belfast.

Under the Social Enterprise Plus Programme, an opportunity to bid for a small award (maximum value £5000) will open on 8th November 2021.

The awards are available to Housing Executive based social/community enterprises or constituted community organisations that provide services or connect to a Housing Executive community. Individuals are not eligible to apply.

Applications will only be accepted when made via the online application form at this link:

Apply for Social Enterprise Plus funding

The closing date for applications is 1st December 2021

Applicants will be contacted and assessed after the closing date, so please ensure your contact details are clear. 

Successful applicants will be notified by email.

We are particularly seeking business ideas that:

  • are innovative and will have immediate impact in Housing Executive communities.
  • create sustainable employment, skills or training opportunities in a Housing Executive area.
  • create an innovative partnership which works for the benefit of Housing Executive communities or vulnerable people.
  • feature a unique environmental or green element which
    • creates business
    • saves money or
    • reduces waste

If you think that your organisation can meet these requirements then we want to hear from you.

The Social Enterprise Team is available to discuss your application with you. Please feel free to contact a member of the team.

Email: socialinvestments@nihe.gov.uk

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