COVID-19 has created a huge economic shock, laying bare and exacerbating pre-existing problems for people on low incomes and in precarious work. Millions face severe threats to their job security and household finances, both immediately and in the longer term.

Nesta has launched the Rapid Recovery Challenge – a £2.8 million prize to find and support tools and services which can improve access to jobs and money for people across the UK hardest hit by the pandemic.

Nesta’s Rapid Recovery Challenge will find and scale tools and services that improve access to jobs and money for people within the UK, focusing on those hardest hit by the economic shock resulting from COVID-19.

The £2.8 million Challenge is funded by Nesta, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Money and Pensions Service

Applications open on Monday 14 September 2020 and close at 12pm (noon) GMT on 26 October 2020.

If you have an idea, a solution, take a look at their website and guidelines for applications.

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