The SparkFund

The SparkFund is an innovation support and grants programme that will help organisations to improve or develop exciting new products, services or processes.

It is targeted to small to medium sized business in the Humber, York, North Yorkshire region with aspirations to move forward.

The Sparkfund can match with up to £50k of support.

There is a new explainer video on the SparkFund website which sets out,  in simple terms, how it works and the kind of projects they can support and some really great case studies which start to illustrate the kind of impact we are having

They also have new LinkedIn and Facebook pages: and

Below are some case studies – there is a charity study which is a great example for the VCSE sector of how the grant can be used.