Funding Opportunity, Innovate Now with City Bridge Foundation

Innovate Now is positioned to give direct, intentional support to Black-led charities and social enterprises, empowering them to position their organisations for growth. This programme understands the nuances of Black communities working to find funding for their much-needed services. Through financial support and expert guidance, successful applicants can move into their next stage of operations with improved investment readiness and organisational traction, creating the best possible future for their organisation and their service users.

Open Until: 04/12/2024

Posted: 12/12/2023

‘Innovate Now with City Bridge Foundation’ will provide 64 London-based Black-led charities and enterprises with £12,000 grant funding, bespoke support and £3000 in compensated capacity building. We will help your organisation build financial resilience and operational readiness, increase your chances of raising social investment and create a sustainable future for your organisation. The fund will be disbursed in 3 rounds. We will review all expressions of interest that are submitted within the time period for each round.

● Round 1: opens 8 November 2023, closes 10 January 2024
● Round 2: opens 5 March 2024, closes 9 May 2024
● Round 3: opens 1 October 2024, closes 4 December 2024

Find out more and read guidance notes HERE

We invite organisations to fill out our Expression of Interest form HERE

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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