Community groups apply now: Bright Ideas Fund is open!

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The Bright Ideas Fund is OPEN! 

Round two of the Community Business Bright Ideas Fund is now open!

The Bright Ideas Fund aims to give your community group the support and tools you need to set up a community business.

The £1.85 million, two-year programme is already helping groups get their bright NEW ideas for a community business up and running, through a programme of tailored community business development support and early stage finance of up to £20,000.

Community business are businesses that are locally rooted, accountable to the local community, will benefit the local community and have a broad community impact. If your business idea sounds like it could be a community business, then this fund is for you!

Round two applications will be accepted until the 31 May 2017 from organisations in England only.

There will be additional funding rounds in September 2017 and February 2018.

For more information click here

 

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