EPIC United Kingdom

EPIC is a Martin James Foundation and Martin James Network programme that supports young people aged 14-25 from care experienced or marginalised backgrounds in the UK by providing them with pathways to business and entrepreneurial success.

EPIC provides small business grants to help young people develop their business and skills and give them access to entrepreneurs who can offer mentoring and coaching, work placements, and the opportunity to participate in a variety of creative workshops.

In 2020, EPIC supported 124 young people, gave 50 £100 grants for young care leavers to pay for electricity, gas and food during the pandemic, gave five iPads to care leavers to help them continue studying during COVID, gave intensive mentoring and grants to 15 young people to develop their businesses.

To learn more or apply to EPIC, visit their website at: https://epicfuture.co.uk