WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET INVESTMENT FROM THIS FUND

The Health & Wellbeing Challenge Fund (South West) has £3.5m of funding available to invest in voluntary, community and social enterprises (VSCEs) operating in the South West.

The Fund offers investment and operating finance to existing social enterprises that are working to tackle a wide range of health, wellbeing and care issues, or that wish to expand their enterprise into this sector.  Community groups, companies, or other traders in this field, which are converting into a social enterprise are also welcome to apply.

Please see our Case Studies and news pages for examples of organisations that have been successful in obtaining finance from the Fund.

KEY FACTS

  • GEOGRAPHY: South West
  • IMPACT FOCUS: Health & Social Care
  • WHAT WE FUND: Social enterprises that need investment to grow
  • AMOUNT: Up to £150K
  • COST: Around 7% per annum (for loan element)
  • TERM: Around 6 years
  • SECURITY: Generally unsecured