Local groups needing an extra boost to set up or grow a community business can access support and match funding to launch their share offer, thanks to the Community Shares Booster programme.
Funding of up to £18,000 to cover the strategy, design, build, content strategy, training, QA and launch of a new mobile optimised website, with sophisticated marketing, fundraising, appeals, social media, e-commerce and website management tools.
The Bright Ideas Trust (BIT) is intended specifically to help young entrepreneurs. It will address the issue of first – time businesses failing soon after setting up, due to a lack of experience. The Trust will provide advice, guidance and funding to help young people get their ideas off the ground.
The Transform Foundation provides grants to help charities develop websites and digital fundraising platforms.