Funding to Help Community Businesses Become Sustainable (England)

The Power to Change Trust has announced that from the 11th September 2019, Community Businesses in England will be able to apply for grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 to make their business more sustainable.

Grants will be available towards:

  • Capital costs including building, vehicles, equipment of significant value, refurbishment costs as well as
  • Project-specific revenue costs like staff costs, professional fees, volunteer costs.

The funding is being made available through the Power to Change Trust’s Community Business Fund. Previous grants have been awarded to a wide range of businesses including: community libraries, bakeries, pubs, farms, hubs, transport, energy schemes, art centres and construction organisations.

The Trust are holding a Webinar on the Thursday 12th September from 14:00-15:00. Please register here

Useful Links:

Frequently Asked Questions

Funding Guidance

https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-business-fund/

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