Community Business Trade Up Programme

Closing date

Applications are open for this free support programme offering a support network and funding of up to £10 000 for community businesses to adapt, digitise and diversify their income from trading.  Successful applicants will become a stronger, more sustainable community businesses as a result of this programme.

Applications are sought from all types of 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