Leadership event at Bootstrap

Leadership academy

Our partners the RSA, RIO and Sheffield Business School will run a multi-year leadership academy for community businesses. Find out more about our leadership development programme.

Jess Steele - champion of community shares issues starting with Hastings Pier

Online marketplace

We are developing an online market place for community businesses to find high quality providers of business development and technical support.

Investing in peer networks

We will invest £750,000 through our Peer Network Programme, which will see 10 to 12 peer network organisations develop peer activities for community businesses, and join a Community of Practice.  

SAFE beekeepers

Investing in support providers

We are supporting innovation by new and existing support providers that can make it easier for communities to start up and grow community businesses. Watch this space.