Applications to Pitch LIVE at the Crucible for Sheffield Soup #18 on Thursday 27th February 2020 are live!


SOUP Winners - Bee Blest RWant to attend or donate?  Skip to bottom, want to apply?  Keep reading.  Learn a little more about Sheffield Soup – go here >>>Click>>>

Could you make good use of a no strings cash grant to bring to life your idea or to grow your business, products or services?  Then Sheffield SOUP grants could be just what you need!

It could be you joining the 16 winning projects Sheffield People have funded, £1006 Grant is the record to beat:) so far.

The next live pitch night is on Thursday 27th February 2020– at The CRUCIBLE!  YEP YOU READ THAT RIGHT!  In case you didn’t know – we are now based at the world famous CRUCIBLE…

Applications close at Midday on Monday 10th February, and you will be notified if you have been chosen to live pitch by text at approximately 10pm on 12th February.  You will need to be available for training – which will take place for one hour between 10.00 and 18.00 on Saturday and Sunday 15th and 16th February

The grant is the sum of door donations Sheffield folk put in the pot, each donating a minimum of £5.  Each donor receives one voting chip, and vote for their favourite idea after hearing all the pitches and having had the opportunity to question the pitchers..  The winner takes all the donations!  But, you have to be in it to win it.

To qualify to apply, you must reside in Sheffield, and your project, idea or business must take place in Sheffield.  We do not put restrictions on age or ideas, or the type of idea.  Applications are welcome from Community Groups, Charities, Individuals, Freelancers, Self Employed, Employed, Unemployed, big or small business.  Shortlist Judges (Sheffield residents) vote for their favourite 4 applications – and the top 4 go through to live pitch night to compete to win the vote.  It’s that simple.

The form is real quick and easy – so don’t be shy – give it a go!

Here are all the links you might need for Sheffield Soup No.18, and do, please, help spread the word, your generous sharing really does help – like – loads.

Apply to pitch

Sign up as a Shortlist Judge

Join us as a volunteer (we are all volunteers and collaborators – it’s really rewarding!)

Live advertise to the audience on the night with a food bribe

Attend the Live Crowdfund Experience on Thursday 27th February

Are you interested in being one of our partners?

You can sign up for the newsletter here

If you’d like to donate to keep soup going, or to the prize fund, you can do so here just put as a note if it’s for soup or the pot.

If you could share you are attending by clicking attend on the Facebook link and then inviting your pals – that would be really helpful.  Here is a link for sharing on Facebook. 

We really hope you can join us,

Pen, Jonny and the team

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