Key Fund
Deadline to apply Open
Size of Grant £5,000 - £300,000
Fund Type Financial Support
About the funding

Flexible loans and grants to help enterprises start up, become sustainable, and grow; creating jobs, reinvigorating communities and offering social investment.

Following funding/loan pots through Key Fund:

  • Up to £150,000 – Blended finance (loans with up to 20% grant): The Northern Impact Fund offers 20% of the value of the loan as grant. This unsecured lending is suited to new and early stage enterprises who are seeking finance to support growth or become more robust; typical investments are around £50,000.
  • Up to £150,000 – Northern Impact Fund 2: Providing finance to support the development or growth of trading activity, including cash-flow.
  • Up to £150,000 – Regional Growth Fund: Funding to upport the development and growth of economic activity and employment in disadvantaged areas or for disadvantaged groups, by investing in enterprises
  • Up to £150,000 – Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund (NCRF) with up to one third as a grant: Aimed at businesses that deliver social impact. The fund has been secured from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
  • Up to £300,000 – Property Fund: Support for social enterprises over 1 year old looking to purchase or develop properties in the Yorkshire and Humber region.
  • Up to £250,000 – Community Business Fund: Support for community businesses operating in the North and Midlands, looking to grow or develop trading activity.
  • Up to £100,000 – More than a Pub Fund: Funding to support the development of community owned pubs across England, that are incorporated ‘not for profit’ business with clear geography of benefit and be able to demonstrate local engagement in ownership or governance.
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