The John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank is for young people aged up to and including 21 years old. It offers grants of up to £1,000 for individuals or groups of young people who need finance to help make their idea happen. (More funding will be considered in exceptional circumstances). The idea should benefit other people or help the applicant develop an enterprising idea.
The Youth Enterprise Bank (YEB) is not just about giving financial support we also offer practical help with developing your business idea. The YEB works closely with the team with Hull City Council. The Youth Enterprise Bank is managed by a group of trustees, chaired by Ron Dickinson and linked to the Hull and East Riding Youth Enterprise Partnership.
Who are the Hull and East Riding Youth Enterprise Partnership?
The Hull and East Riding Youth Enterprise Partnership is a well established public/private/community partnership set up to influence major partners in supporting enterprising young people. It is committed to the shared vision of growing the local economy for the benefit of our young people and by working in partnership to create and facilitate opportunities to widen the entrepreneurial spirit of Hull and the East Riding
What is the Purpose of the Hull and East Riding Youth Enterprise Partnership?
Its primary purpose is to support and encourage young people aged up to and including 21 years of age to become more enterprising and to contribute to the creation of new businesses owned by young people, and assists young people to overcome economic and social barriers that deny them the opportunity of economic inclusion, progression and choice.
The Youth Enterprise Partnership’s vision is
To secure a positive and sustainable future for the area’s young people through decisive leadership, partnerships and the support of active and empowered young people.
To learn more about the Hull and East Riding Youth Enterprise Partnership and their work in the area, please email Charles Cracknell on Charles.Cracknell@hullcc.gov.uk