The BIBAs Foundation, managed by the Community Foundation for Lancashire, has been created to develop an enterprising culture in the youth of Lancashire. The fund is made up of business and personal donations, prize draw money and net surplus from the BIBAs.

What is the focus of the fund:

To enable young people aged 16-24 to flourish, learn and develop business skills or knowledge; continue or expand their enterprising work; build their capacity for the future.

Who can apply:
Individuals aged 16-24 and community groups or social enterprises supporting them

How much can you apply for:
Grants of either £1,000 or £2,000

Which areas are covered:
Lancashire wide

Application can be received at any time though please note there will be two or three funding panels each year.

Community groups and social enterprises should include the following with their application:
- Governing document
- Latest annual accounts
- Safeguarding policy
- Bank statement

Individuals applying should include:
- ID
- Proof of address

Please click here (DOCUMENT IN FOLDER) for the full guidelines and to apply please use the BIBAs Foundation form available here (DOCUMENT IN FOLDER). Please return your completed application form to

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