Funding
Social Investment Business – Cost of Living Fund
Deadline to apply 31st December 2024
Size of Grant £150k - £1.5m
Fund Type Community
About the funding

This is an unrestricted grants/loan for charities and social enterprises in England who are already supporting people impacted by the cost-of-living crisis. The grant is to be used alongside a loan from the SIB Recovery Loan Fund.

The Cost of Living Fund is open to those who are:

  • Continuing their existing products or services 
  • Increase the number of people supported
  • Launch new products or services
  • Improve the quality or efficiency of products and services

The ratio of the grant to the loan is 20% to 50%.

To apply you will need to have a minimum of two years’ operating activity and a minimum turnover of £400k in the last financial year (or £200k if the organisation is BAME-led)

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