Southwark Pioneers Fund

The Southwark Pioneers Fund supports commercial and social enterprises, and revenue-raising charities based in Southwark to start-up and grow.

The first phase of the fund launched in October 2019 and provides grants of up to £5,000 for enterprises and entrepreneurs to pilot, test and experiment with new and innovative solutions.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • You’re over 18 years old.
  • You’re registered with Companies House, or registered as a charity, or registered as a sole trader with HMRC.
  • Your enterprise is registered to a Southwark postcode or you can demonstrate that you wish to start-up and grow in Southwark within the next three months.
  • You’re a micro-enterprise, charity or entrepreneur with fewer than 10 full-time employees.
  • You’re a micro-enterprise, charity or entrepreneur at an early stage of your business life cycle (0-5 years) and/or you have the intention to grow and scale.

Further phases of the fund, including a business support programme and loan fund, are due to launch in 2020.

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