VocTech Seed Grant Fund 2022
VocTech Seed is a test bed, supporting the development of new ideas that use digital tools and approaches to transform how people gain skills for work. They fund projects that are at a relatively early stage, helping to prototype ideas and work out the next steps necessary on the journey to long-term success.
Purpose of the fund
VocTech Seed is a test bed where the first spark of an idea can be scoped and tested in the supportive environment that Ufi funding provides. They grant fund projects that are at a relatively early stage, helping to prototype ideas and work out the next steps necessary on the journey to long-term success. They are looking for projects that uses digital technology to help adult learners in the UK aged 16-65 to gain or improve the skills they need for work.
How much funding is available?
VocTech Seed provides grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 for projects lasting from three to 12 months.
To help you prepare your application VocTech are running a series of workshops to introduce the fund and help ensure it is right for you. Workshops cover what they are looking for and provide an opportunity for you to ask any questions you might have. You will also be able to network and participate in small group discussions with members of the Ufi team and other applicants.
“The online workshop was a great way to get a full understanding of the funding. It was very informative and the breakout room gave an opportunity to discuss ideas and to ask further questions.” – 2021 workshop attendee