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 next application round will start on 1 November and 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