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Aspire Award application form

This funding is available to cover the costs of starting your own business, training course fees, specific course equipment and workwear or transport costs. Grants will be considered up to a maximum of £3,000.

Please make sure that before you complete this form, you have all the information necessary to fill out and attach.

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Information Checklist

Before completing the form below, ensure to have the following information ready to attach:

  • Proof of fees (letter or email from your training or education provider)
  • References (personal character reference from someone who has known you for at least two years)

Aspire Awards Application Form

  • (Mrs, Miss, Mr, Ms)
  • (e.g. name of training course, location and provider, details of equipment?)
  • (e.g. fees, equipment or associated costs)
  • (This can be in the form of a letter or an email from your training or education provider).
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  • I have read and understood the terms and conditions under which the awards are made. I agree to abide by them and agree to notify The Guinness Partnership of any significant changes in details given here that occur during the application process or during administration of any grant award. I declare that the information given on this application form is, to the best of my knowledge, true. I understand that if it is subsequently discovered that any statement is false or misleading then any offer of grant funding will be withdrawn.
  • This should be a personal character reference from someone who has known you for at least two years. You could ask a school teacher, friend or someone you work or volunteer with.
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You can view the terms and conditions here.