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The Community Business Trade Up Programme

1 Oct 2020 - 12:17 by michelle.foster

Are you running a project or organisation that exists to improve a local neighbourhood, village or town? Do you want to recover and rebuild income from trading and pandemic proof your business?

This free support programme will give you the head-space, support network and funding needed to adapt, digitise and diversify your income from trading. You’ll become a stronger, more sustainable community business as a result of this programme.

Applications are welcomed from all community businesses with priority given to those who meet any of these criteria:

  • BAME-led (over 51% BAME leadership in staff or Trustees/Directors)
  • Located in and giving support to Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) local communities
  • Located in and giving support to very deprived or disadvantaged local communities

Key benefits

  • A free learning programme, to help you recover and rebuild your income and impact
  • Up to £10,000 in Trade Back grant
  • An opportunity to meet regularly with other people running organisations like yours, so you can help each other out

For more information and to apply click here

Deadline: 2 December 2020

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