Power to Change Community Business Fund reopens 24 April 2018

29 March 2018

News from Power to Change:

"The Community Business Fund awards grants between £50,000 and £300,000 to established community businesses that need funding for a business development project to make their organisation more financially sustainable."

"The 2018 Community Business Fund opens at 10am on Tuesday 24 April and applicants have until 12 noon on Tuesday 22 May to apply.

"Organisations can start to prepare their applications from today by visiting Power to Change’s website and downloading the guidance which details the eligibility requirements for the fund and lists all the application questions.

"Organisations can sign up to the Power to Change newsletter to be kept informed as to when the online application form goes live."

"With £5 million available to be awarded in 2018, this will be the largest round of the fund in the trust’s history."


"Power to Change will host a webinar on 26 April to give hopeful applicants an overview of the fund and its eligibility criteria. This is also a great opportunity for community businesses to ask any questions they might have about the application process."

Register for the webinar.


For details about the fund, please read the guidance.

Answers to frequently asked questions are available.

If you have further questions telephone 0300 1240444, email cbf@be-group.co.uk or webchat.

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