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We have support and inspiration on offer to help you make a success of your community enterprise, including the chance to attend a free Power to Change Roadshow event, or join our community network.

The support is being provided ahead of the launch of Power to Change – a £150m Big Lottery Funded initiative, backed by Trinity Mirror and the National Lottery, that will support community-led enterprise across England.

This support is being funded by the Big Lottery Fund in association with Power to Change.

Join the Power to Change Community Network

Join our network and register your interest in Power to Change and other community business opportunities. You will receive a monthly newsletter with news, updates on funding and tips from social entrepreneurs, as well as other relevant updates, including the Power to Change Roadshow. Click the button below to join.

join the power to change network

Join the network and you’ll also find out about additional support opportunities coming soon including a self-assessment tool to help you with business planning and access to hands-on support.

What is community enterprise?

Community enterprises are about people coming together to tackle a local need and making their community a better place to live.

This could mean stopping your local library, community centre, pub or shop from closing by taking over responsibility for running it. Or it could mean setting up a new enterprise that improves opportunities for local people and re-invests profits back into the community.

Power to Change

Power to Change is a £150m Big Lottery Funded initiative, backed by Trinity Mirror and the National Lottery, that will support community-led enterprise across England.

The Power to Change Trust expects to open its doors in the coming months. For more information about Power to Change, please visit www.biglotteryfund.org/powertochange. For further info follow @localitynews @BiglfCommunity #PowerToChange

Locality, the Plunkett Foundation and UnLtd are offering expert advice, events, online learning and peer support to help inspire and support community-led enterprises, ahead of the Power to Change Trust launch.

This support will provide community enterprises with expertise and guidance to develop their plans but is not a guarantee of future funding from Power to Change.

 

locality, plunkett foundation, UnLtd