If you think you have a project that Nominet Trust would be interested in funding, then you can apply using our online application process. We have a two-stage application process. Stage 1 allows you to describe the key features of your project and what you hope to achieve via a relatively short and straightforward online form.
We aim to review all Stage 1 forms within two weeks' of receipt. The projects we feel align closely with our aims and objectives will be shortlisted and invited to complete the Stage 2 form - also online.
Our Development Research Manager, Kieron Kirkland, presented at the 2nd annual Measuring and Evaluating Outcomes in Practice conference, run the Third Sector in collaboration with New Philanthropy Capital.
Here's the presentation in case you missed it, or want the links!
The Enter-Preneurship project plans to help young people develop social enterprise skills and realise ambitions that were once out of reach.
Inspiring young entrepreneurs
Youth unemployment in the UK is an ever-growing social challenge. But a new project is adopting a promising alternative approach to the issue. Enter-Preneurship is an interactive online space, which aims to inspire young people to explore the idea of seizing the initiative and creating jobs for themselves by launching new social enterprises.
Following the government’s drive to support active and inclusive communities within social care provision in the UK, Tyze Personal Networks, a secure online tool which promotes and provides a networked, rather than an individual model of care has launched in the UK. To help build the capacity of the UK team and develop new partnerships, Tyze has received funding from social investor Nominet Trust, Nesta and the Gulbenkian Foundation, with backing by the Cabinet Office’s Innovation in Giving Fund.1
Historypin is a suite of online tools designed to help museums, libraries and community groups share their collections of archived materials (e.g. historic photos) with as wide an audience as possible.
Not only do Historypin’s tools make these materials far more accessible, they have proved incredibly effective in facilitating community engagement in the creation of new resources, including jointly curated collections, guided tours, and inter-generational ‘living memory’projects.
This series of webinars brings together initiatives, experiences, academic understanding and practitioner expertise in the field of digital making. It is supported by Nominet Trust in collaboration with the MacArthur funded Make-to-Learn project.
We welcome you to join us at three online events during May & June 2013 to develop resources and conversations that are explicitly international and bring together expertise and experience from the US and the UK.
DigitalMe’s pioneering online badging initiative encourages learners to develop digital making skills and showcase their achievements to the world.
Communicating success An exciting new ‘online badging’ initiative, ‘Badge the UK’ is using Mozilla Open Badges to enable the worldwide recognition of in-demand workplace skills and create new employment opportunities for young people.