Bright Ideas Fund

Community Business Bright Ideas Fund

The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund is now open for applications until Tuesday 9th April 2019 at

The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund is delivered by a consortium including Co-operatives UK, Plunkett Foundation and Groundwork UK, led by Locality and jointly funded by Power to Change and the Department for Communities and Local Government. It aims to give community groups in England the support necessary to start setting up their community business.

It is open to community groups in England looking to set up and start running a community business. Groups accepted onto the programme will receive tailored business development support, mentoring and visits and can apply for a small grant of up to £15,000 to fund development and start-up costs.

Find out if you are eligible to apply by reading the guidance and register for our webinar for more information. If you have any questions about your application you can get in touch with Locality for free advice and guidance: