Who else can help?

Big Society Capital – Finding the right investment: A directory of organisations providing finance and support to the social sector to help you find the investment you need.

Business Link – Which finance is right for your business? Work out what type of finance is best for your business, taking into account your business’ size, turnover, your willingness to offer shares and the amount of funding you need.

Big Potential – Are you looking to raise larger investments of over £500,000 as well as win contracts over £1m? Big Potential are offering grants of up to £150,000 for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations.

Yimby – The new crowd funding community for social good, Yimby is from the people behind JustGiving who’ve been helping people raise money online for over 12 years.

Finding Finance – If you answer a few simple questions, the CDFI finder can tell you which CDFIs you can apply for finance from. It’ll also give you the contact details and information on how to apply for loans. is an independent online service that acts as a central source of information, and brings entrepreneurs, funders and funding advisers together in one place.

Social Business Trust  provides grants and business advice to social enterprises based in the UK. The purpose of SBT is to support the growth of selected social enterprises and help them to achieve greater social impact.

Social Enterprise UK The SEUK directory lists organisations that can be sources of funding or finance. You can also find links to other websites that may be helpful if you’re starting a social enterprise.

UnLtd makes awards (mainly grants) to people who have the determination and commitment to change the world around them. UnLtd is the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK and offers the largest such network in the world.