Fund title: Power to Change: Community Business Trade Up

Focus of fund/fund aims:

A training programme and grants for community businesses that are planning to grow by increasing their sales

Application deadline:

11 October 2017

Fund description:

This programme is intended for community businesses which are looking to increase their sales and trading so that they can become more sustainable. Successful applicants will benefit from a learning programme of 12 days spread over six months and a grant of up to £10,000, together with opportunities to make connections with other community businesses.

The Community Business Trade Up Programme runs from January to July 2018. Courses will run from eight locations across England, including Devon, although the learning programme will be delivered from Bristol.

The programme is run by School for Social Entrepreneurs, in partnership with Power to Change. School for Social Entrepreneurs can help you determine your eligibility ahead of submitting a full application , if you fill out an Expression of Interest form by the end of August.

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