Funding rounds 2018

Funding call dates 2018

Ufi plans to run three open funding rounds in 2018.

VocTech Seed 2018

VocTech Seed provides up to £50K in funding for up to 12 months. Projects are at an early stage, solving clearly identifiable vocational learning problems. More details and criteria here

  • Stage 1 - opens 13 February, closes 14 March at 5pm
  • Stage 2 - opens 13 April, closes 9 May at 5pm
  • Decision - 30 June

VocTech Impact 2018

VocTech Impact provides £150-300K in funding, for projects up to 18 months in length. Projects have proven ideas and are able to show wide social impact. Ufi funding enables large scale piloting and demonstration.

  • Stage 1 - opens 13 June, closes 11 July at 5pm
  • Stage 2 - opens 14 August, closes 7 September at 5pm
  • Decision - 31 October

VocTech Specialist 2018

  • Stage 1 - opens 4th October, closes 31st October at 5pm
  • Stage 2 - opens 30th November, closes 10th January at 5pm
  • Decision - 28th February 2019

This will be a call focused on improving vocational learning in specific sectors that are important to the economy but under-served by current provision. More information will be available nearer the time.

Interested in applying?

Our Stage 1 application form for our first funding round in 2018 will be live from 13th February to 14th March 2018 (17:00)but in the meantime you can: