Fund title: SWIG Finance

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Advice, business loans and mentoring for start-up businesses and social enterprises

Application deadline:

Fund description:

Start Up Loans Scheme
The government-backed Start Up Loans Scheme is still available to start-up businesses throughout the South West region which have been trading for up to two years.

South West businesses can access the scheme via SWIG Finance which provides low-interest loans alongside business mentoring. SWIG Finance has just reached an incredible milestone of investing £6.75 million into more than 1,000 local businesses since 2012.

Seedbed Programme
A government funded partnership between Dartington Hall Trust, Plymouth University and SWIG Finance, SEEDBED is designed to help social ventures in the South West to develop, grow and succeed. The fund provides access to business support and unsecured loans up to £50,000.

Find out more about both schemes from SWIG Finance.

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