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January 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Bates Wells and Braitwaite re-invent the wheel

Well almost. Social Enterprise Magazine reports today that there's potential for business with a social as well as financial return  They don't seem to know that it already exists,  which is surprising given the effort I made to describe it's impact for  the SE 100 index.  Here's…


Added by Jeff Mowatt on January 19, 2012 at 12:12 — No Comments

Funding for CICs?

I've heard that funding for CICs is more difficult to attract than for charities (registered or otherwise). At a recent funding fair two stall holders would not touch CICs. As I'm thinking of turning an unregistered charity into a CIC, this weighs against a CIC. The alternative is to register the charity with the Charity Commission and then form a CIC to help support it. Comments welcome to help with a difficult decision.

Added by John Millar on January 16, 2012 at 17:33 — 1 Comment

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From Funding Central

JLAB Start-up Accelerator (Urgent)

Deadline: 08/05/2016.

Fund type: Grant.

Max value: £ 100,000.

A Programme designed to fast track the growth of startup companies in the UK. Each year, the provider offers five startups unique access to the company, helping them refine their products and their business models.

Local Specilaist Obesity Service (Urgent)

Deadline: 06/05/2016.

Fund type: Contract.

Max value: Discretionary.

Procurement opportunity for the provision of a Local Specilaist Obesity Service in Knowsley.

Better Derbyshire Dales Fund (Urgent)

Deadline: 06/05/2016.

Fund type: Grant.

Max value: £ 5,000.

Grants are available to support the work of new or existing community and voluntary groups or organisations that are working within the Derbyshire Dales to develop or strengthen communities and people’s health and well-being.


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