Who is eligible?

Funding is available to community organisations that generate income through trading, with a legal structure and clear social objectives.

Eligible projects could include:

  • purchase of equipment, land and buildings
  • building refurbishment
  • business planning, feasibility studies and marketing strategies
  • staff costs
  • project running costs​
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Option A

Type of funding:
Revenue
Amount:
Up to £25,000
Intervention rate:
Maximum intervention of up to 100%
Eligible activities:
Organisational development including business planning, short term contracted staff, consultancy fees, general running costs, marketing, PR and training.

Option B

Type of funding:
Revenue
Amount:
£80,000 over a maximum of three years​
Intervention Rate:
Tapered over three years. Year 1 - up to 100%,
Year 2 - up to 75% and Year 3 - up to 50%.

Eligible activities:
Aimed at providing staff for Third Sector Organisations

Option C

Type of Grant Funding:
Capital for third sector organisations
Amount of Grant Funding:
Up to £50,000
Intervention Rate:
Up to 100%
Eligible Grant Activities:
Purchase of IT equipment, feasibility studies, basic refurbishment

Option D

Type of Grant Funding:
Capital for third sector organisations
Amount of Grant Funding:
Up to £100,000
Intervention Rate:
Up to 50%
Eligible Grant Activities:
Purchase of property, complete refurbishment of buildings, new builds, major structural works, development of visitor attractions, development of sector specific centres.