Enterprise GrantsEnterprise Development Programme

What is the Fund?

Enterprise Grants will support charities and social enterprises in England working in either the homelessness or youth sector to develop or grow their enterprising activity, earned income and financial resilience. 

They have been available through the Enterprise Development Programme, a five year, £40m programme funded by Access - The Foundation for Social Investment and managed by a coalition of partners.

The application process for the pilot phase of the programme is now closed.

Why are we closing the Enterprise Grants application process?

This phase of the Enterprise Development Programme has always been a pilot phase.  We are pausing the programme so that we can review what has worked, and also to reflect on what we have learned.  Once we have done this, the intention is to have a further grant window open later in the year.  We will provide more details about this as soon as they are available.  If you would like to be notified when we have more news, please sign up to our newsletter here.

Where else can I get support?

If you are working in homelessness or youth, you can contact either Homeless Link, UK Youth, or The Centre for Youth Impact for further support.

If you aren’t working in homelessness or youth, the websites below may be able to help you find out about other support you might be eligible for;

Back to the Enterprise Development Programme or just Enterprise Learning.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our investment team: enterprisegrants@sibgroup.org.uk or 020 3096 7900.


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