Welcome to the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank
The John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank is for young people who live in Hull, East Riding and the towns of Malton, Ryedale, Pickering and Scarborough, aged up to and including 21 years old. It offers grants of up to £1,000 for individuals or groups of young people who need finance to help make their idea happen. (More funding will be considered in exceptional circumstances). The idea should benefit other people or help the applicant develop an enterprising idea.
The Youth Enterprise Bank (YEB) is not just about giving financial support we also offer practical help with developing your business idea. The YEB works closely with the team with Hull Training’s Youth Enterprise Team at Kingston House. The Youth Enterprise Bank is managed by a group of trustees, chaired by Maureen Foers OBE and linked to the Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership.
To-date over 325 young people from Hull have benefited from this source of funding, buying items such as: Computers, Business Stationery, Websites, Photography Equipment, Bicycle Repair Equipment, Chocolate Making Equipment, Dance costumes for local bands, equipment for mobile hairdressers and much more..
In 2015 the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank won Enterprising Britain and was a runner up in the European Enterprise Promotion Awards
To-date over 350 young people from Hull have benefited from this source of funding, buying items such as: computers, business stationary, websites, photography equipement, bicycle repair equipment, chocolate making equipment, dance costumes for local bands, hairdressing equipment for mobile hairdresses and much more.