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The Community Business Trade Up Programme
A new partnership between School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) and Power to Change has recently been announced. Together, they will support 130 leaders of promising community businesses in England (organisations whose purpose is to benefit their local communities).
SSE and Power to Change have launched their Community Business Trade Up Programme. The programme supports the leaders of early-stage community businesses, with:
- a fully-funded six-month learning programme (consisting of 12 learning days)
- a grant of up to £10,000
The focus of the programme is to grow community business’ impact by increasing income from trading.
Find out more about the programme here