Aims/priorities: Funding is available to improve the sustainability, capacity and scale of VCSE organisations in England in order that they may deliver greater social impact. The programme aims to raise awareness of the social investment market and support VCSEs who want to prepare themselves for social investment or winning contracts.

Who can apply: Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations that are operating and working in England are eligible to apply. This includes organisations such as registered charities, social enterprises, companies limited by guarantee with charitable aims, Community Interest Companies and mutual.

Grant amount: Breakthrough – £20,000 to £75,000. Advanced – £50,000 to £150,000

Application Process: Interested organisations must register by checking if they are eligible to apply for a grant. Visit the Big Potential website to start the application process.

Deadline: Applications can be made at any time.

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