Enterprise: supporting social impact
Full details will be available when we open for applications in May. You can register here for email alerts about the next application round, which will run from 16 May to 17 September 2019.
This category is in partnership with The Rank Foundation.
A life-changing opportunity
Have you ever wanted to explore new ideas in a subject close to your heart? Discover how things are done in other countries and bring that knowledge back home?
A Churchill Fellowship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand your horizons and make a difference. It offers up to two months overseas, researching a topic of your choice – and then a lifetime relationship to help you spread the global insights that you bring back.
Everyone can apply, regardless of age, background or qualifications, so long as they are a UK citizen over 18. We particularly welcome applicants who would not find funding elsewhere. Additional funding for interpreters is available.
In 2017, Natalie Tucker travelled to Colombia and the USA to research how businesses can benefit from collaborations with charities. She identified a range of areas where charities' expertise can improve the way businesses operate, from making supply chains more environmentally friendly, to providing great service for vulnerable customers.
Paul McMinn (pictured right) and Roger Warnock travelled to the USA in 2010 and 2013 respectively to research support for young adults. They later joined forces, forming a management consultancy, and in 2015 launched a new social enterprise: a café and second-hand book shop employing young parents who have had contact with the justice system.