Social enterprise

Guidance and business development support for social entrepreneurs and new groups planning a social enterprise or community business.

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Latest opportunities

Get the latest funding opportunities (grants and contracts) for local groups - and other updates about changes in the local funding environment.

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Funding bid review

Get constructive, timely advice on improving a specific draft bid which will also help you in future applications

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Supporting local impact


Following a community organising campaign, ACORN UK started in 2014 when a group of residents in Easton joined together to take action against unscrupulous landlords.  Through a network of volunteers trained and empowered to organise in their local communities, ACORN currently works to combat evictions, fight rip-off tenancy fees and insist on