CACT Establishes Innovation Academy

Monday 22nd May 2017

Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) have established a pioneering enterprise programme for young people in South East London.

The Young Greenwich Innovation Academy is now accepting applications for budding entrepreneurs aged 16-19 years old looking to boost their skills and potentially win £1000.

Young people can fill in the application form detailing their business idea by visiting

Successful applicants will be invited to a weeklong series of workshops from the 31st July – 4th August, designed to help develop business ideas and plans.

At the end of the week, one winner will be selected from the group to receive £1000 funding towards start-up costs and 6 months support from a dedicated mentor.

CACT Director Marc Leckie said: “We are really proud to be pioneering such a unique and exciting opportunity.

CACT is dedicated to supporting the communities we work in, so we are really looking forward to championing the next generation of young entrepreneurs.”

More information about the Young Greenwich Innovation Academy can be found at Young people can contact CACT Enterprise Officer Dale Mullings to find out more or to discuss applications by emailing or calling 0208 311 4847.