Awards for All England
Awards for All England is a simple small grants scheme making awards of between £300 and £10,000, for more information telephone 0845 4 10 20 30.
Cumbria Community Foundation
Cumbria Community Foundation offer various grant programmes to support people and organisations wishing to invest in the local community.
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Cumbria County Council
Neighbourhood forums are an opportunity for you to get involved in issues affecting your area, and to get information about local services. Find out about Eden Area Support team.
CRISP 2 (Cumbria Rural Infrastructure Support Programme)
CRISP 2 is a programme to support communities to help themselves to protect rural services. The programme is aimed at both social enterprises and commercial businesses that provide jobs and services in rural areas.
GrantsOnline provides information on grants from European Union, UK Government, Lottery and Grant Making Trusts.
North West Business Angels
North West Business Angels - find individuals who are actively seeking to invest in growing businesses, offering them investments of between £10,000 and £500,000.
The North West Fund
The North West Fund provides debt and equity finance from £50,000 to £2 million to small and medium sized businesses based in, or relocating to, the North West of England to start, develop and grow.
TSELF (The Social Enterprise Loan Fund)
The Social Enterprise Loan Fund provide loans to charities and social enterprises that are unable to secure sufficient funding from mainstream sources.
Guide growing your business
GOV.UK - Guide to growing your business offer advice for you business on how to plan for growth, get extra funding, increase sales to existing customers, attract new customers, improve your products and services, develop new products and services, hire and train staff and working with a mentor.
Unite with Business
Business Support Benefits
The Unite with Business programme provides eligible North West Small to Medium enterprises (SME) with a free business support programme until 31/12/2012, through supported knowledge exchange to increase business innovation, performance and productivity. For more information telephone 0844 482 8663.
Graduate and Undergraduate Benefits
The Unite with Business programme provides paid work experience opportunities within North West Small to Medium sized businesses until 31/12/2012, through supported knowledge exchange utilising graduates and undergraduates to deliver skills, knowledge and resource into business in the form of short term business engagements. For more information telephone 0844 482 8663.