Articles - 20th August 2020

The First Ever UP & GO Grant is now available!

Words by The UP team

Every week, we kick off our Monday meeting by asking “What does our community need?” And every week, there are many answers, but none of them has been as consistent as security. 

That’s why we want to offer a Cash Grant of up to £500 to members of our community. This money can be used by freelancers for whatever they need, whether that’s taking a relevant course to further their skillset, buying equipment to get them off the ground, or just covering living expenses. All you need to do to apply is send your UnderPinned portfolio, made on our Virtual Office, to A judge will then select the freelancer of the best portfolio  to receive £500, with two £250 grants going to the runner up portfolios. 

This is an opportunity for freelancers of all kinds over the age of 18, but currently is only open to those who reside and operate their businesses and side-hustles in the U.K. Starting now, you can send your portfolios to, but applications will end Midnight on 31st August with winners announced on the 4th of September. Make sure you get your portfolios in before then!

In the portfolio, you must include:

  1. A title: UP & GO + your name 
  2. Samples of your work 
  3. What you want to achieve in the next year 
  4. Why you love what you do 

We can’t wait to hear from you, and see your fantastic work in your portfolios. 

Click here to go directly UnderPinned’s portfolio builder.

All the best, 

The UnderPinned team

We champion the freelancers and every entrepreneur who took a leap of faith with their idea.

If this sounds like you, head over to our Virtual Office and send us your best work via an UnderPinned Portfolio. We want to hear from you!

Make your UP portfolio

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