Community Business Bright Ideas
What is The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund?
The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund is delivered by a consortium including Co-operatives UK, Plunkett Foundation and Groundwork UK, led by Locality and jointly funded by Power to Change and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. It aims to give community groups in England the support necessary to start setting up their community business.
Is it open for applications?
The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund is now closed. There will be future rounds in 2020.
Who can apply?
Community groups in England looking to set up and start running a community business.
What can you apply for?
Groups accepted onto the programme will receive tailored business development support, mentoring and visits and can apply for a small grant of up to £15,000 to fund development and start-up costs.
Where can I find out more?
Find out if you are eligible to apply by reading the guidance or listen to our recent webinar. Complete the eligibility checker and apply here. If you have any questions about your application you can get in touch with Locality for free advice and guidance: firstname.lastname@example.org