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CACT establishes Innovation Academy

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) has established a pioneering enterprise programme for young people in South East London.

The Young Greenwich Innovation Academy is now accepting applications for budding entrepreneurs aged 16-19 years old looking to boost their skills and potentially win £1,000.

Young people can fill in the application form detailing their business idea here.

Successful applicants will be invited to a weeklong series of workshops from 31 July – 4 August, designed to help develop business ideas and plans.

At the end of the week, one winner will be selected from the group to receive £1,000 funding towards start-up costs and six months of support from a dedicated mentor.

CACT Director Marc Leckie said: “We are really proud to be pioneering such a unique and exciting opportunity.

"CACT is dedicated to supporting the communities we work in, so we are really looking forward to championing the next generation of young entrepreneurs.”

More information about the Young Greenwich Innovation Academy can be found at www.cact.org.uk. Young people can find out more or discuss applications by contacting CACT Enterprise Officer Dale Mullings on dale.mullings@cact.org.uk or calling 0208 311 4847.