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Power to Change is launching a £5 million package of support to enable community businesses affected by the Covid-19 crisis to adapt, renew and rebuild.

The Community Business Renewal scheme aims to help community businesses remain financially viable and better serve their local communities during the pandemic’s ‘new normal’. Included within this offer is:

  • A new fund offering unrestricted grants supporting resilience, renewal and restructure of community businesses
  • Capacity strengthening support to help community businesses increase knowledge, resilience and equip themselves to ‘re-boot’ successfully
  • Two match-funding programmes to support community businesses with different types of fundraising
  • Tailored support to help community businesses protect community assets
  • A programme of work highlighting the role community business can play in the economic recovery
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