Community business: Making a positive difference to people and places.
COMMUNITY IN ACTION
The impact of community businesses
POWER TO CHANGE
Our impact on community business
£105m in grants
We have awarded over £105m in grants and funded over 5,000 days of support
Following disbursement of our flagship Community Business Fund, community business’s income rose by an average of 17%
97% positive impact
97% of our grantees say that our funding has a positive impact on their development
In 2022, 63% of our funding went to the most economically deprived areas (IMD1-3) of the country
The community business market in 2022
Our latest Community Business Market Report reveals how a resilient community business sector is contributing to the economic, social, and environmental wellbeing of communities.