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. 

Grants

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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Loans

Forward Enterprise FundForward Enterprise Fund logo

Funding available: Unsecured loans of between  £25,000 - £150,000

Loans and pre-investment business support are available to individuals, charities and social enterprises working in the areas of addiction and criminal recovery. Grants of up to £5,000 are also available for early-stage enterprises to use as match-funding on Crowdfunder.

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First Steps Enterprise FundFirst Steps Enterprise Fund

Funding available: Mixed Loan and Grant package of >£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.

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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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