Q: Is there an age limit for applicants?
A: The funding is open to people from all age groups
Q: English isn’t my first language
A: That’s no problem, you can fill in the initial funding application in any known language and we’ll have it translated to process it for funding.
Q. We are a group looking to start a new project, how can you help?
A. Simply fill in the application form and we could get you the funding you need to start your business
Q. All the members of our board are 16, is this a problem?
A. You need to find at least 1 member, who is over the age of 18, to ensure you can open a bank account, and adhere to some other laws. If you can’t find someone over 18 to join your board, simply give us a call! roshni are here to help, we’ll put someone on your board who’ll act as a temporary partner, until one of your members are old enough to take over the position.
Q: Are there any limitations to what can be applied for?
A: Apart from the monetary value limit of £10,000 there a few things that you should keep in mind.
In general, your project must fall into 1 of 3 broad categories: – ‘Youth work and young people’, ‘Social Enterprise’ or ‘Community Engagement’. For detailed information into the above 3, please click the ‘Categories Tab’.
To be eligible to apply for the SEC 100k fund you must be from an ethnic minority, your project must be new and we cannot fund salaries but we can fund sessional pay for workers. For more information please click the ‘Eligibility and Process’ tab.
Q: I’ve submitted my application online but haven’t received a conformation
A: Have you checked your spam/junk folder? It may be that your confirmation has been recognised as spam by your e-mail service provider, to avoid this in the future, simply add us to your trusted mailers list.
Q: I’ve checked my spam/junk folder and still haven’t received anything
A: You may have accidentally made a typing error in your e-mail address when submitting the file, feel free to resubmit your application, and double check your spelling.
If there’s anything else you’re unsure of, or if your question hasn’t been answered above, then please e-mail your query to email@example.com