Essential financial support for social enterprises

The Social Enterprise Support Fund provides grants to support social enterprises during COVID-19. It is delivered by five social enterprise support agencies, and made possible thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund.

  • Apply

    Round 2 applications open on 13th August

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Are you eligible?

  • Social enterprises in England

    Your social enterprise has been incorporated for at least a year. Most of your beneficiaries are in England.

  • Reliant on trading for impact

    Your social enterprise’s annual income was between £25,000 and £1.5 million before COVID-19, and it was financially stable. It was substantially reliant on trading income to deliver social impact (e.g. sales and contracts).

  • Supporting people most affected by COVID-19

    Your social enterprise supports people who are at high risk from COVID-19, or supports people most likely to face increased demand and challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.