The Social Enterprise Support Fund (SESF): Social Enterprise Support Fund

Fund reopens 1pm Monday 28 February 2022. 

The fund provides grants to help social enterprises rebuild from COVID-19. It is established in partnership by The National Lottery Community Fund and five social enterprise support agencies.

The Social Enterprise Support Fund is a two-year project, being delivered by five social enterprises support agencies: Big Issue Invest, Key Fund, Resonance, the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) and UnLtd, in partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund. They will jointly deliver £16.3m in grants of between £10,000 and £100,000 to help social enterprises achieve these aims.

Part of the funding can be used to fund external consultancy and business support. Grantees will also be offered two one-to-one support surgeries with the social enterprise advisors and signposting to support services.

Click here for the guidance.