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Do you have an idea for a New Social Enterprise but need funding to set up?

The Investec Beyond Business Programme is keen to support new and emerging social business ideas, many of which may have been conceived the during coronavirus crisis; helping people adapt to a changing and challenging world.  Successful applications are welcomed from across Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Newham.

What is the Investec Beyond Business Programme?

Investec Beyond Business is a successful support scheme at The Bromley by Bow Centre that has helped launch nearly 50 social businesses in the East End.  To successful applicants it provides:

  • Start-up funding,
  • Strategic and business planning guidance, and
  • Practical business support including training and mentoring.

Find out more

Find out more about eligibility for a start-up grant of up to £20,000 and download an Expression of Interest form here. Please return your Expression of Interest form with the Application Explanatory note (signed).

The closing date for Submission of Expressions of Interest is 5pm 30th October 2020.

For more information about the programme please contact

Kim Hayman  –  kim.hayman@bbbc.org.uk

This Programme is generously supported by international banking group Investec who understand the value of investing in communities.  The London Investec team have been highly active during the Covid-19 crisis, supplying and delivering tens of thousands of food items to food banks across East London.