Awarded Fund

Social Enterprise Growth Fund 2021-2024

Supporting social enterprises to achieve impact, growth, and transformative change

Rethink Ireland’s Growth Fund supports proven social innovations to achieve widespread impact and transformative change in Ireland. Through this year’s Growth Fund, we will provide bespoke support to social enterprises who are ready to secure significant growth capital to grow and deepen their impact over several years, to achieve impact on a national scale and become a household name across the country.


Bounce Back Recycling:

Bounce Back Recycling provides a mattress collection and recycling service in the Connaught/Ulster region. In 2020 they diverted 20,000 mattresses away from landfill. This has contributed to a greener and more inclusive economy by employing members of the Traveller community. Bounce Back Recycling currently employs 10 staff members and uses its surpluses to co-fund education and health impacts to members of the Traveller community.

Bounce Back Recycling are a 2019 Social Enterprise Development Fund Awardee as well as a member of Rethink Ireland’s Innovator Circle.