Social Ark Step Up Programme
Are you aged 16-30, and live or work in East London? Do you have an idea to change your community for the better? If so, we want to hear from you!
Our 12-month programme is specifically designed to support hard to reach young people to use their lived experiences to develop social enterprises.
We value passion, drive and determination. No formal qualifications required! We welcome all projects and ideas that are in line with our values and encourage applications from all backgrounds including ex-offenders and service users.
20 half-day learning workshops
Specialist mentor in your chosen field
Corporate business mentor
1:1 weekly catch up sessions
Off-site visits and away days
Support to pilot your project
Help to access funding
Monthly networking events
Tailored additional support if needed
Is this programme right for me?
This programme could be right for you if you are:
Based in East London
Have an idea for a social business
Passionate to make change in your community
Can commit to the full learning programme (September 2019 - September 2020)
Interested? What next?
Applications to join our September 2019 cohort will be opening in May! Check back in May, and apply to become part of our grassroots revolution, and join the Social Ark family!
How do I apply?
Applications for our September 2019 cohort will be opening in May!
If you are a young person who wants to create change in your local community and have an idea for a social business, we would love to hear from you. To register your interest for our 2019 cohort please click on the link below.