The Thrive Together Fund provides unrestricted funding of between £25,000 and £150,000 to unlock the growth of eligible charities and social enterprises in England. Each funding package consists of a 75% loan and 25% grant, with a loan term of between one and six years.


Who is eligible?

Small and medium-sized charities and social enterprises based in and delivering impact in England, who are trading and looking to grow or diversify their business models can apply. Organisations must work in the environmental or poverty sector and have been operating for 2 years or more, with a turnover of more than £100,000.

How to apply

Complete our expression of interest form to find out more about the Thrive Together Fund. Groundwork will then contact you to discuss your eligibility and share the application form.

Not eligible? The Reach Fund supports organisations to raise investment – read more below.

Reach Fund

The Reach Fund helps charities and social enterprises raise investment. The grant is aimed at helping these organisations provide the final information that investors need before they can invest. The programme offers grants on average of between £5,000 and £15,000.


Who is eligible?

The Reach Fund is for charities and social enterprises located in England that need help providing the information that an investor needs. 

You can only apply for a grant through this programme following a referral from an access point. Access points are social investors approved by the Reach Fund who refer organisations they are working with to apply for grants – Groundwork are an access point for the Reach Fund.

How to apply

Complete our expression of interest form to find out more about the Reach Fund. Groundwork will then contact you to discuss your eligibility and share the application form.

Contact Groundwork with any queries about the Thrive Together Fund or the Reach Fund: enterprisedevelopment@groundwork.org.uk