The Community Enterprise Fund (CEF) supports community organisations with funding packages of blended loan and grant fund of up to £50k. The emphasis of the fund is impact in the community.
Community organisations (charities and social enterprises) based in England and Wales. A community organisation is defined as an organisation that is owned by or operating clearly for the benefit of the community within which it is located.
Based in England or Wales
Legally constituted and a registered charity or social enterprise, primarily constituted for social benefit
Owned by or operating clearly for the benefit of the community within which it is located
Operating for at least one year
Can provide evidence of need for and benefit to your local community