Introducing Do it For Real



Do it For Real Award applications have now closed. Please keep an eye out for details on upcoming Events and Residentials for these awards on our Social Media channels in the near future!

Do it For Real is the exciting new youth programme brought to you by Spirit of 2012, Comic Relief and UnLtd. We have come together through a shared purpose to help young people in the UK, aged 11-30, discover their full potential and contribute to their communities, their futures and their livelihoods.

Do it For Real aims to:

  • Inspire young people to take active steps into social entrepreneurship and peer to peer mentoring.
  • Increase the overall confidence of young people and sense of connectedness
  • Empower young social entrepreneurs to make a difference in their communities
  • Offer our package of support including finance, expert help, one to one guidance, networking and access to pro bono advice.

If you could use some help with a Do it For Real Award of cash and support to make a difference in your community then find out how to apply here


Our Partners


Spirit of 2012 was established by the Big Lottery Fund in 2013 to empower people to get out, be involved and feel better. It ensures the spirit that radiated from the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics is felt by everyone, everywhere. By connecting events to communities across the country, we ensure our investment is of local, regional and national benefit.


Comic Relief
Comic Relief is a UK charity, which aims to create a just world, free from poverty. To date, Comic Relief has raised over £1 billion. That money has helped, and is helping, people living incredibly tough lives, both at home in the UK and across the world.


UnLtd is the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK and offers the largest such network in the world. It resources hundreds of individuals each year through its core Awards programme. It supports individuals who have their ventures firmly rooted in delivering positive social change. UnLtd’s mission is to reach out and unleash the energies of those who want to transform the world in which they live.


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