A nice bright airy coffee shop, there are two people serving behind the counter. There are a few people queuing.

This guide looks at various ways that community businesses can earn money from setting up and running cafés.

This resource is designed to help you make the right choices for your organisations. The guide looks at factors including: your café model, your target customers, your premises

The guide is of use to anyone running or considering starting a community café.

What will I learn?

  • The difference between running a café for social and commercial purposes
  • Pricing and profitability
  • The difference that can be made by your location and premises
  • What to think about in terms of your workforce
  • Different income streams

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