The new Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs Programme will run each year over the next five years, and has two strands:
The Start Up Programme compromises of a grant of £4,000 and a place on SSE’s Start Up learning programme. The action learning programme will run in eight locations across the UK from October 2012 – October 2013. It is for applicants at an early stage in the development of their project or organisation, and supports personal development and business skills development to help turn projects or project ideas into reality.
The Scale Up Programme compromises of a grant of £15,000 and a place on SSE’s Scale Up learning programme. The action learning programme will be delivered in London (with a national intake) from October 2012 – October 2013. It is for social entrepreneurs with an established organisation who are looking to take it to the next level, equipping them with the tools to develop it further and maximise their social impact.
Each year, one of the Scale Up participants will also win the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award with a total grant of £25,000.
See our website for more information or to apply: www.the-sse.org/lloydsbankinggroup