Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation

Access commits £40m to new five year strategy

On Friday 16 March, Access – the Foundation for Social Investment – published its new five year strategy for 2018 to 2023, committing £40m to help charities and social enterprise to develop enterprise models to help increase their earned income and build resilience.

The types of programmes to be funded include peer learning opportunities, a knowledge base of business models which work effectively in the sector, and diagnostics. The majority of funding will be given in a variety of grant products, from small feasibility grants to test new enterprise models, to larger grants to help with detailed business planning or to seed new enterprising activity.

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