Bright Ideas Trust

Bright Ideas Trust

Charity information

Bright Ideas Trust

Bright Ideas Trust was founded in 2007 to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds or circumstances to set up and run their own business. BIT focuses primarily on helping young people aged between 16 and 30 years old, in particular those who are more marginalised. BIT provides a comprehensive package of business advice and support from a network of experienced business mentors and expert advisors, including access to finance.

Founded 2007

  • Mission statement

    Bright Ideas Trust believes that every young person should have the opportunity to participate in business and that socially excluded individuals are supported to turn their Bright Idea into a commercially viable business. It provides those it supports with the critical tools needed in order to create and develop a new business.

  • Aims

    Bright Ideas Trust aims to:

    • We aim to provide bespoke 1-to-1 business advice and support to help young people, who would not usually have access to such support, to achieve their ambitions to set up and run their own business.
    • We aim to provide a wide range of business education and training programmes to equip young people with the knowledge and skills to start their own business.
  • Overview

    Established: July 2007

    Registered Charity Number: 1121480

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 40

    Phone number: 07943 520354

    Address: C/O Mintel, 11 Pilgrim Street, London EC4V 6RN

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