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Telford Growth & Recovery Fund – Social Enterprise

Telford & Wrekin Council launched the Telford Growth & Recovery Programme last month with applications closing on 8th October – Newsroom – £1m Telford Growth and Recovery Programme

Since then they have received a number of applications for the Social Enterprise Development Grant.

This fund was targeted at trading or established Social Enterprises that are looking to diversify, grow or expand as they continue to recover from any negative impacts associated with trading during the pandemic. Businesses operating within this field are expected to have a social or environmental mission that brings wider benefit to the local area. Organisations will be looking for financial support to pursue growth, diversification or other development project or procure specialist business support.

The council hope to process as many as possible however there are funds that remain after the first phase so they are re-opening for applications on Monday 25th October 2021 with a 2-week window to apply on a first come first serve basis so closing on Monday 8th November at NOON.

They are also offering social enterprises specialist 1-2-1 support which is open until 31st January 2022.

Telford & Wrekin Council would welcome any potential applicants to the following website link for the grant: Social Enterprise Development Grant – Telford Growth & Recovery Programme ( and one for the 1-2-1 support: Specialist 1-2-1 Support – Telford Growth & Recovery Programme (

Originally published by Telford & Wrekin Council