The community business has started accepting applications for the trade-up program. This program is being sponsored by the School for Social Entrepreneurs and Power to Change. This program has already helped 130 community businesses. The first batch of community programs in the program increased by 92% in the first year. This program is run from 7 areas of England.
Power to Change “Community Business Trade Program” is fully funding and grants up to £ 10,000. An independent charity trust approved by Power to Change Big Lottery Fund. Its goal is to help community businesses in England.
Solving problems like poverty, climate change, and illness cannot be solved alone, and so the School for Social Entrepreneurship exists. This school helps 1,000 people to develop the skills, energy, and network needed to face the biggest problems of society every year. They operate courses that help people bring positive changes in society. But they are not a general pagan school. Their courses are inspirational, action-oriented and accessible. They help people through funding and mentoring.
The programme offers-
- A teaching program
- 10,000 pounds of a match trading grants
- Networking opportunities with equal people
This is for community businesses who want to increase business through sales. A community business is managed by the local community. Its profits are reinvested for the benefit of the community. They will be working towards these criteria:
- Locally managed
- Responsible to the local community
- Business for local community convenience
- The community has a broad influence
Visit the official links to know more.
Eligible Regions: Open for All.
Apply online through the given link.
Application Deadline: February 14, 2019APPLY NOW OFFICIAL LINK