The Power to Change Trust has announced that its Community Business Trade Up Programme has re-opened for applications.
Through the programme (which is run by the School for Social Entrepreneurs), Community Businesses in England can apply for grants to improve their income from trading and to improve their impact and sustainability. It aims to enhance the skills of those who run Community businesses and includes a grant of £10,000 to match the income generated from trading as well as a learning programme of 12 days spread over nine months. The programme is open for applications until the 27th November 2019.
The programme will help the leaders of up to 80 community businesses across England. The learning programme will take place in 8 locations across England: Cornwall, Dartington in Devon, Hampshire – Winchester, Liverpool, London (two cohorts), Midlands, York.