Event Type

Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme

Funding & Grants 01-Nov-2016 - 31-Dec-2017

The Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme works with 18 to 30-year-olds to turn big ideas into a business reality. From training and mentoring support to funding and resources, find out how this ongoing programme can benefit you, with information sessions on 12 & 19 September, and a training course from 25-28 September.


Who is the Enterprise Programme for?

Young people aged 18 to 30 who are unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week.

What does the Enterprise programme offer?

  • Free 4 day Enterprise Course covering Business start-up, skills training and Business planning support;
  • Test marketing grants of up to £250 (to help you test your business idea);
  • Potential start-up loan funding up to £5,000;*
  • In special circumstances grants are available.
  • Up to 2 years support from a volunteer business mentor


Additional information

The programme can give you:

  • training to show what you need to know and do to start your own business
  • 1 to 1 support to help you to explore and test your idea and turn it into a business plan
  • support to apply for a low interest loan of up to £4,000 for a sole trader and up to £5,000 for a partnership to help you to start your business
  • mentoring to help you develop your business or access other opportunities in education, training, work or volunteering


The following people aren’t eligible: gap year students, recent graduates (graduated less than six months ago), those with a postgraduate degree (eg, a Masters) or a professional qualification.

To find out more and apply, follow the weblink below.