Funding priority

UnLtd provide specialist support for social entrepreneurs at the start of the journey to help them grow as social leaders. They combine cash and coaching to help nurture ideas and grow impact.

They particularly encourage applications from those working on:

  • Building Access to Employment
  • Resilient Communities
  • Solutions for an Aging Society




Type of funder

Charitable trust or foundation

Who can apply

Any social entrepreneur can apply. It doesn't matter what stage of development your social venture is at. It can be an idea on paper. Or a social venture in practice already. 

They can support you if you are:
Aged 16 or over
Living in the UK
Willing to participate in a learning experience
Working for the benefit of others in the UK


Your ideas and ventures are not eligible if they:

  • Are part of paid employment where the social entrepreneur is an employee
  • Involve political or religious campaigning
  • Involve activities outside of the law or against public policy, or anything that encourages ethnic, religious or commercial disharmony
  • Are mainly for the benefit of the social entrepreneur and/or others to achieve academic qualifications

Funding Type

  1. One-off
  2. Project
  3. Running costs

Grant details

They can offer you awards from £500 to £15,000 across three separate startup packages:

  • Try It Awards support social entrepreneurs to test their hunches and ideas
  • Do It Awards provide funding and support to help you get started and create a clear social impact
  • Grow It Awards help social entrepreneurs already thriving to grow their impact and build a sustainable financial model

Many of the people UnLtd supports progress through different stages of awards as their venture grows.

Size of grant

  1. Medium (£10,000 - £50,000)
  2. Small (£1 - £10,000)

Application details

Register on their online portal and check that you meet the criteria for the Award you want to apply for.

Contact Details


123 Whitecross Street


Telephone Number

020 7566 1100



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