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About the Fund

The 10m Investment and Contract Readiness Fund enables social ventures to access new forms of investment and compete for public service contracts.

Grants between 50,000 and 150,000 will be available on a rolling basis to ambitious social ventures who will go on to raise at least 500,000 investment, or who want to bid for contracts over 1 million.  

The fund is currently not accepting applications for grants or providers and further updates will be provided in the coming months.

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Find an approved provider

Social ventures will need to work with one of the Fund s approved investment and contract readiness providers to apply. Providers can support and guide you to develop realistic proposals to become investment/contract ready, why not view our list of approved providers. The fund is not accepting new applications currently.

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Ready Willing and Able

As the world's first investment readiness fund, the Investment and Contract Readiness Fund has attracted a lot of attention. Now, Boston Consulting Group have produced a comprehensive review of the fund's performance so far. Read Ready, Willing and Able.

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Be an approved provider

If you are a specialist investment and contract readiness provider with a track record in providing support to social ventures to develop realistic proposals to attract investment or win public service contracts, then you could join. We are currently not accepting new applications from providers.

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