Objective is to invest in inspirational leaders and early-stage social enterprises with the potential to make a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged young people.
Funding Circle is an online marketplace which can help businesses access fast and simple finance, whilst investors have the potential to earn better returns by lending to them. The government has pledged to lend £60million through the system.
The Fund invests in social enterprises and charities across the UK through secured and unsecured loans.
Offers Funding and Mentoring For Disabled Entrepreneurs Kaleidoscope Investments was formed by a group of venture capitalists and is aimed at giving financial backing to help disabled entrepreneurs in the UK start their own business. The fund will assist in the development of the businesses it invests in and ensure they make a worthwhile return […]
Application Deadline: 31st December 2020
A combination of funding from the European Social Fund and European Regional Development Fund will be allocated at local level to drive smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.
Taking an investment approach to grant making, we fund strong charities where we feel we can add lasting, measurable value. We seek to support strategic initiatives that enable charities to build the organisational capabilities they need to enhance the services they provide to a wider range of beneficiaries and achieve improved long-term sustainability.
You may know that in December the Council’s Cabinet approved a £5.1m annual investment programme beginning in 2017. Details of the approved proposals are available here (item 10).
The first fund to launch under this new programme will be the Strategic Partners Fund, which contains funds for both Neighbourhood Strategic Partners and Equalities Strategic Partners……
Our funding programmes Invest and Enable offer short and long term grants. Support is adapted to the needs of small and medium-sized charities that are committed to delivering work which breaks or prevents cycles of disadvantage.
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people and communities throughout the UK both now and in the future. We do this by funding the charitable work of organisations that are building an inclusive, creative and sustainable society.
The Reach Fund is a two year grant programme that is testing a new model for investment readiness support.