All businesses need finance or funding at
some stage in their lives; to start up, to
continue in business or to grow.
A social enterprise, like any other business, will seek to become financially independent but many will require start-up and continuing support funding. You may be able to access some forms of funding or finance and not others dependent upon factors including your structure, governing documents and access to security.
Here you will find some info to help you on your way.
Who to approach for Funding
Crowdfunding for social causes is quickly gaining in popularity. These sites are redefining how NGOs, non-profits, and student organizations raise money for events and charitable causes.Read more
There are numerous programmes that offer financial assistance out there. Here are a few that may be of interest to you. We have also included some grant providers for social enterprises.