Our vision is to create better places through community business. We will use our endowment to strengthen community businesses across England.
The Government support grants to businesses have been tied to those with premises and there are complicated rules making it hard for charities who may well be eligible to access the funds.
The fund will run for four years from March 2017 to March 2021.
The Good Growth Fund is the Mayor of London’s new regeneration programme from 2017-18 to 2020-21, delivered through the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP). It will provide over £66 million capital funding from sources including the Local Growth Fund and European Social Fund , as well as expert regeneration advice, design support and knowledge sharing opportunities.
The Community Shares Booster Programme is a funding scheme to support community share offers.
The Henry Plumb Foundation funds young people (18-35) with interests, business ideas, study plans that will lead to a career in the agricultural or food industry.
Registered charities and social enterprises are invited to apply for loans of between £20,000 and £150,000 as part of Big Issue Invest’s £5 million Impact Loans England scheme. The loans are available to help organisations grow and continue to do more of the good work which they already do. The funding can be used to:
We have money to giveaway for ideas that help communities, support wellbeing, work towards a better environment, reward innovation and supercharge business ideas.
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.
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 […]