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Sarah Dodds Fund offers

Sarah Dodds Fund offers

The Sarah Dodds Fund is offering £10,000 to the best social ventures at proof of concept stage. The Fund will offer the money as interest free loan finance.

The competition will be run at OxfordJam, a three-day fringe event that runs in parallel to the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford. The event aims to create "a space for the nurturing of social economy and social finance projects the world over". It runs from 10 to 12 April 2013.

All shortlisted applications will receive the benefit of exposure to funders and experts in the field through the Sarah Dodds Fund networks.

Sarah Dodds was a social innovator who was passionate about capacity building for early-stage, high potential social enterprises and social businesses. She was Director of Ventures for UnLtd, the UK's foundation for social entrepreneurs. She died in a cycling accident in 2008.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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