UCeed is a pre-seed investment fund utilizing loans and equity investments to accelerate transformational impact in our communities.
- Social enterprises including non-profits, for-profit, charities, and cooperatives with demonstrable community benefit commercializing evidence-based solutions to issues.
- UCeed Social Impact is open to a broad interpretation of social impact; however, priority will be given to opportunities that address pressing local and international issues. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is a useful reference.
- Must be incorporated prior to receipt of funds.
- Minimum one (1) full-time employee within six (6) months of UCeed investment.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The UCeed Social Impact Fund has four investment advisory meetings per year. To be guaranteed consideration in upcoming intake periods, applications must be submitted by the following deadline: December 17, 2021 (round 3).