Businesses invited to apply for Community Social Fund

Local businesses are being encouraged to apply for the Worcestershire County Council Community Social Fund.

Worcestershire County Council are currently delivering a Social Fund that enables small businesses or charities to support inactive individuals back into further education or employment. Grants are available for up to £20,000 and are funded by the European Social Fund.

To be eligible, businesses must have 49 or less employees, or be a charitable organisation.

Additionally, the fund is looking to support those who are over 50, or with a disability, are part of an ethic minority, or are female.

The last application round for this year has already started and will conclude on 29 November. More information on the future application rounds are listed below.

Application Round 5 31-Jan-20 28-Feb-20
Application Round 6 01-May-20 29-May-20
Application Round 7 31-Jul-20 28-Aug-20
Application Round 8 01-Oct-20 30-Oct-20

For more information on the Community Social Fund, contact the team by emailing HPitts1@worcestershire.gov.uk or phoning 01905 843737