Hi everyone. We do arts and media projects for social benefit and need to apply for funding in some instances. Some agencies want three signatories: we have two but don't know who we could nominate for a third. Does it need to be another director, secretary, member or a non-executive director? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Hello All, i would appreciate your thoughts on the following question please: I was looking through the IN01-form and stuck on the question A4. For CIC is it going to be PUBLIC LIMITED BY SHARES? Thank you in advance.
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At the moment I am the sole director for both company limited by guarantee reg'd through companies house and the CIC. In order to go for funding I need to add 2 unrelated directors to the board of directors. Can someone tell me if I need to add the 2 directors to the company ltd by guarantee and the CIC or can I get away with doing something else?
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is it the case that 65 persent of profits go back into business and 35 persent into the community also who owns cic
hi john when you say application goes through the cooperative do you mean a director has to sign it of
hi john a member of the three towns cooperation who runs a dance class of there own can go for funding in there own name on behave of the three towns cooperation.hope this is right. thanks craig
I have come to realisation that I would like my current limited company to be transformed into CIC.
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We provide courses to vulnerable young people, there is a bursary for the course but our contract won't be paid for thirty days. As a small organisation we can't bank roll costs for students. I need a grant about £2000 but need to turn ii around in a week, any ideas?
So I started the company one year ago and it has been incredible. Gone very well. Starting from nothing, literally and end of year was £57,000 with outgoings less. However the organisation has reached that point where it's expand or keep going the way it is. Obviously I want to expand and have some really great contracts on the door steps. Plus the opportunity to move into a new premises that would catapult the organisation into a different world, it would put it up there with…Continue
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Iridescent Ideas CIC has been shortlisted by RBS Inspiring Women to support women thinking of setting up social enterprises in Devon and Cornwall (the project is called ‘Unicorns’ Glade’). We want to celebrate female social entrepreneurship and provide inspiring advice in community settings to try to find women with great…Continue
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