Tech to Unite Us Fund
The Social Tech Trust has launched a new £500,000 fund, which will offer grants of up to £45,000 to support social projects that demonstrate the use of technology in addressing social issues. Projects will need to demonstrate how technoglogy can be used when driven by equality. To be eligible, applicants need to have a working product or service that they will be testing and improving through continued user testing and increasingly rigorous social impact evaluation.
In addition successful applicants will receive:
- Technical assistance to support growth, sustainability and capacity for transformative innovation, e.g. legal and business support, social impact measurement and reporting, marketing and communications
- Access to an extensive support networks, including mentors and investors
- A personal approach from the Social Tech Trust team – one that recognises the importance of flexibility for early-stage innovation
- Support to build your case for further investment
Stage 1 applications are open from midday on Monday 2nd July until Wednesday 25th July 2018. For those selected, Stage 2 applications will be open from Monday 6th August to Wednesday 29th August 2018. Investment decisions will be announced in October 2018.