Our Programme

Supporting you from idea to impact

A destination for impact and enterprise, that kick starts social innovation

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Go from an idea, to investment ready

The programme focusses on supporting you through defining your  investable ideas, to getting your social enterprise investment ready.
Over the course of the prgramme you will have access to:

  • Workshops, talks and coaching sessions with our extensive ecosystem.

  • Guidance from our social leaders and enterprise teams to support the development of your innovation.

  • Opportunities to meet your peers and showcase your project as it develops throughout the programme.

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Get the right funding to deliver impact

With a blended investment offer, the partnership has looked to build on Key Fund’s knowledge and expertise of the products that might be needed by your organisation, including:

  • Short-term overdraft style products, to support short-term cash-flow needs of organisations.

  • Larger investment to fund organisations to purchase capital assets.

  • Sharia-compliant and certified products offering repayable finance.

  • Working capital products to support early-stage organisations.

Join us at our latest events and workshops

Don't miss out on all our enterprise training and networking events.

How it works

The LABD Programme Process

Application to the programme

Your application will be received and assessed to understand the support successful candidates need to progress on to.

Enterprise readiness

Attend a series of workshops and training sessions to learn how your social enterprise can operate, grow and deliver impact.

Investment readiness

Work with programme partners to ensure organisation structure and governance are all in place correctly to be able to apply for investment.

Apply for investment

Apply for the right investment option to help your social enterprise be a success.

Ready to make an impact?

Applications for our first LABD programme are now open. Are you a Bradford based entrepreneur passionate about social impact and improving the lives of people in your community? Then apply now to be part of our fist cohort.

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Our Partners


Here are some of the most asked questions to help you out.

If you have any other enquiries please contact us.
Head of Programme: Ashfaq Ali Gulab
Email: a.gulab@incic.co.uk
Inspired Neighbourhoods Group
The Thornbury Centre
79 Leeds Old Rd, Bradford, BD3 8JX

Am I eligable for the programme?

Applications are open to new and existing social enterprises. Successful candidates must meet the follwing criteria:

  • Your idea / organisation must have a social or climate driven mission.

  • The organisation must be based, and deliver impact in the Bradford Metropolitan District.

We particularly welcome new start and early stage social enterprises and applicants from women, young people and Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) and faith groups.

What is a social enterprise?

Social enterprises are businesses that have a social or environmental mission as their primary goal, which brings together the skills of entrepreneurship and public service in order to deliver positive impact.