The Community Business Trade Up Programme

Are you running a project or organisation that exists to improve a local neighbourhood, village or town? Do you want to recover and rebuild income from trading and pandemic proof your business? This free support programme will give you the head-space, support network and funding needed to adapt, digitise and diversify your income from trading. You’ll become a stronger, more sustainable community business as a result of this programme. Deadline: 2 December.

Applications are welcomed from all community businesses with priority given to those who meet any of these criteria:

  • BAME-led (over 51% BAME leadership in staff or trustees/directors)

  • Located in and giving support to black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) local communities

  • Located in and giving support to very deprived or disadvantaged local communities

Find out more here

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