Which fund is right for you?Funds

Whether your charity or social enterprise is looking for a grant to become ready for investment or a loan to help with growth we have a range of programmes you can apply for. 


Reach Fund

Funding available: Grants between £5,000 - £15,000Reach Fund

Investment readiness grants for charities and social enterprises working with approved social investors - Access Points.

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First Steps Enterprise FundFirst Steps Enterprise Fund

Funding available: Mixed Loan and Grant package of up to £30,000

Loans (with some grant funding) for entrepreneurial early stage community organisations looking to grow their services and become more sustainable.

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Liverpool City Region Impact Fund

Funding available: Loans between £50,000 - £250,000

Simple loan finance for charities and social enterprises based in the Liverpool City Region, helping them to grow and scale up the impact they make in their communities.

This fund is currently closed to new applications. However, it will re-open again. Contact us if you would like to discuss the fund and apply during the next window.

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Looking for a larger loan?

Our partner Social and Sustainable Capital has loan funds betwen £150,000 and £3 million available for charities and social enterprises looking to create positive social change and regenerate their communities.

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Still not sure?Good Finance

Good Finance is a handy website created to provide charities and social enterprises with information on the different funding available. It's a great first-stop for any charity or social enterprise that is new to social finance and wants to understand the basics.

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