OPEN NORTH FOUNDATION, BRIDGING THE GAP
“Open North Foundation is a not for profit company dedicated to assisting the businesses and people of the North East to recover from the ravages of COVID-19. All who work for us do so free of charge in addition to their separate day jobs.
ONF has secured the support of leading North East businesses and organisations dedicated to helping to rebuild the economy of the North East.
ONF’s priority is raise the funds to enable ONF to support in a meaningful way as many businesses and organisations as funds allow. ONF is also looking for other individuals and organisations who support its aims to help grow the available funds to help ONF to deliver its goal.
The businesses and organisations which ONF will support will be those which deliver long-term positive economic impact and create meaningful long term employment to help lift the region’s economy.
If you would like to support ONF in its mission please complete the pledge form and help to speed us along this journey to bridging the gap…”
Richard Swart – Chairman
Colin Hewitt – Vice Chair
To provide financial assistance, technical support, business advice and consultancy to enterprises and individuals adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Short term goal is to provide grant finance only.
Businesses supported should be those considered to have medium to long-term futures with job growth prospects. Exceptions may be considered.
Open North Foundation is a not for profit company dedicated to assisting the businesses and people of the North East to recover from the ravages of COVID-19.
Support business and social enterprises, including the funding of education and training for employees and potential employees.
Establish business and social enterprises / or develop existing business and social enterprises.
Develop the capacity and skills of individuals to realise further potential.
Barclays Bank PLC
Scarlet Butterfly Media
The Journal Newspaper
Berger Group Europe
Rathbone Investment Management
MHA Tait Walker
Northern Echo Newspaper
GJ Jackson Accountants
Regional Technology Centre
The Lakes Distillery
Bradley O’Mahoney Public Relations
Jackson Hogg Recruitment
Advanced Manufacturing Forum
Grants will range from £1,000 to £5,000.
Exceptional requests may be considered by the Board. Only in exceptional circumstances can a beneficiary receive payment more than once.
The beneficiary should be willing to promote the support they have received from Open North Foundation and their name may be publicised.
Grants will generally only be paid out once the initial fundraising threshold has been reached.
Let’s help one another recover, discover and grow!
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