Industry Impact Fund

The Industry Impact Fund supports UK businesses through access to Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) facilities and scientific expertise. The aim is that, through access to advanced analytical technologies and supporting expertise, businesses will overcome challenges they are facing … Continue reading

Landscape Recovery

£15 million is available for the second round of the Landscape Recovery scheme which supports landscape and ecosystem recovery through long-term projects. Three Devon projects were successful in the first round of the scheme: East Dartmoor; Killerton Three Rivers; and … Continue reading

Shared Prosperity Fund

District and Borough Councils in Devon are investing their allocations from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF) in local projects. The Shared Prosperity Fund has a total budget of £2.6billion which the government has allocated to local authorities to support … Continue reading

Innovate UK: Funding for Research & Development

Innovate UK regularly publishes opportunities for businesses and other organisations to apply for grants and loans for research and development. Current and upcoming opportunities include: Innovation Loans Future Economy Competition UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative projects … Continue reading

Devon County Council: Locality Budgets

Devon County Council continues to run its popular Locality Budgets scheme, with funding available for projects that benefit local communities in Devon. Each County Councillor in Devon has an allocation of £5,000 for the year April 2023 to March 2024 … Continue reading

Co-operative and Community Finance

Loans are available to co-operatives and social enterprises from Co-operative and Community Finance. There is currently a funding pot of over £4m which is available to those who practise or support the principles of co‑operation, social ownership, and sustainable development. … Continue reading

Power to Change: Discovery Fund

Power to Change is launching a new fund to help community businesses to find tech-based solutions to challenges they are facing. The Discovery Fund will provide 20 organisations with £10,000 each to help them investigate options for a bespoke tech … Continue reading

AHF Project Viability Grants

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) supports the conservation and sustainable re-use of historic buildings for the benefit of communities, particularly in economically disadvantaged areas. Project Viability Grants of up to £10,000 are available to help a range of not-for-profit organisations, … Continue reading

Community Business Trade Up

This programme is intended for community businesses that are looking to increase their sales and trading so that they can become more sustainable. The programme is run by School for Social Entrepreneurs, in partnership with Power to Change. It is … Continue reading

UK Seafood Fund: Recreational Fishing

The latest round (Round 4) of the UK Seafood Fund has a focus on recreational sea fishing. A total of £1 million in funding is available to develop and improve infrastructure such as piers, harbours and slipways and to promote … Continue reading