The Community Business Trade Up Programme
Power to Change has paused all future rounds of our funding programmes including Community Business Trade Up, as we are focusing our attention on supporting community businesses affected by COVID-19.
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What is Community Business Trade Up?
The programme is run by School for Social Entrepreneurs, in partnership with Power to Change. It is based on an innovative funding model where grant money of up to £10,000 is allocated in equal proportion to the additional income which your organisation can generate from trading.
Is it open for applications?
The Community Business Trade Up programme is now CLOSED.
Who can apply?
It will help the leaders of up to 80 community businesses across in England. The learning programme will take place in 8 locations across England: Cornwall, Dartington in Devon, Hampshire – Winchester, Liverpool, London (two cohorts), Midlands, York.
What can you apply for?
- A learning programme of 12 days spread over nine months
- A grant of up to £10,000 to match the income generated from trading
- A community of people running organisations like yours