Apply for a small grant from the Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy Programme

10th December 2013

The Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy Programme (YVP) is managed by the Community Foundations in Leeds, Calderdale and South Yorkshire and part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 to 2013.

The objectives of the YVP programme are to: promote a culture of enterprise and entrepreneurship within third sector organisations, particularly those that are in the most deprived communities in the region; help establish and support new social enterprises, as well as providing support for existing ones to grow; create new jobs, safeguard existing posts; and raise the profile of social enterprises in the private sector. The programme is currently open to applications for small grants in South Yorkshire. The deadline is the 18th December but please submit your application as soon as possible. For more information on applying please go to - http://www.sycf.org.uk/yvp/ The YVP programme consists of a number of different elements: a small grants programme up to £5,000; a combined grants/loan programme for investments over £5,000; and practical support in areas such as business planning, sales & marketing, leadership & HR and legal & governance. If you would like to find out more about the programme please visit the YVP website - www.yvpp.org.uk.

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