The Prospectory - Idea Fund

funding update

Aims/priorities: The Idea Fund is a micro fund for individuals (or small groups or organisations) who have a novel technical idea which they want to try out. Proposals for projects will be welcomed that:

  • Are based on a novel technical idea.
  • Would deliver a social or environmental benefit.
  • Are intriguing, inventive and have an element of fun.

This is a doing fund. It only covers the costs of making and/or testing the idea itself. The fund does not cover payment for people's time or marketing/promotion costs.

Who can apply? Applications will be accepted from individuals or small groups or organisations based in the UK.

Grant amount: Between £250 to £5,000.

Application process: Applications are made by emailing to the following information:

  • Brief overview about yourself, your interests and experience.
  • About your technical idea, why it is novel and who or what it could help.
  • How you plan to make it and/or test it out.
  • What funding you need and what it will cover.
  • Your contact details and how you found out about the fund.

Deadline: Applications may be made at any time while funding remains available.

Contact information: Email

Website address: Idea Fund | The Prospectory

£1000.01 to £10,000
Charitable Company
Constituted Group
Partnerships and Consortiums
Registered Charity
Social Enterprise
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