London Borough of Croydon

SE-Assist: Funding and support for social enterprises

SE-Assist - is an innovative scheme to support social enterprises that are part of communities, contributing to local economic regeneration. The scheme is funded and delivered through a partnership between Legal & General, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), Croydon Council and the Coast To Capital Local Economic Partnership (C2C LEP).

Social enterprises are a key element of the future economy. SE-Assist delivers support to social enterprises that have clear opportunities for success, but require additional support that is not available elsewhere. SE-Assist provides a blended package of support for social enterprises in Sussex and Croydon, which will include interest free loans, mentoring and access to expert business advice.

Successful social enterprises will receive a support package which includes:

  • an interest free loan of between £10,000 and £30,000;
  • a Legal & General employee as a mentor; and
  • access to a bank of experts

Applications are now open.
For more information visit the SE-Assist website. You can also view the SE-Assist Croydon leaflet in the 'Downloads' section below.


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