Fund title: More than a Pub: Community Pub Business Support Programme

Focus of fund/fund aims:

To support community groups looking to take on ownership of their local pub

Application deadline:

N/A (Two-year programme launched in 2016)

Fund description:

The Community Pub Business Support Programme is a two-year programme established to help support community ownership of pubs in England. Its value is £3.62 million and it is jointly funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government and Power to Change.

The programme provides a comprehensive package of business development support and advice together with flexible bursary awards to fund very early stage activity, such as community consultation work, and a grant and loan package.

The programme is particularly encouraging applicants from community groups who want to set up or save a pub in an urban area, and from the North East, South West and Midlands.

There is a More than a Pub: FAQs Webinar on 28 September 2017


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