Power to Change: Powering Up

Community businesses in England can apply for support to help them strengthen and develop their business. Powering Up is run by Power to Change with multiple rounds of funding across the key areas of digital growth, zero carbon and sustainability, and financial resilience, with a cross cutting theme of diversity, equity and inclusion.

The current two areas of focus are digital skills and environment:

Digital skills – this might include moving services online, web search optimisation or implementing digital systems to improve efficiency.

Environment – support to help your business become more environmentally sustainable.

Community businesses can apply for support through a tailored package worth £20,000 in total including technical expertise, professional development, wellbeing support and an £8,000 unrestricted grant.

Focus of fund/fund aims:

A package of tailored support and grant funding for community businesses. Now open to community businesses that need help with digital skills or environmental sustainability.

Application deadline:

19 September 2022

Fund description: