The Nominet Trust which provides funding and support to technology with a social benefit, has announced that its Social Tech Seed Investment Programme has re-opened for applications. Social Tech Seed is an investment programme that offers early-stage investment typically of between £15,000 and £50,000 to social entrepreneurs and charitable organisations who are looking to develop new ideas to use digital technology for social benefits.
This programme provides funding and support to help entrepreneurs nurture, develop and test their ideas including environment and sustainability, education, employment, wellbeing and healthcare.
Applicants may also be able to apply to a discretionary fund of up to £5,000 should they need access to specific expertise to support their early-stage development.
The closing date for stage 1 applications is the 25th October 2016. Applicants successful at this stage will have until the 6th December 2016 to submit a stage 2 application.
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