Community Benefit Action CIC

CBA advice charities, community groups and social enterprises on how to manage their finances and maintain diverse and durable funding streams which is the key to achieving sustainability.

CBA’s Funding Service covers:

• Providing information and advice on different income sources and funding programmes across: donations, grant, contract, trades, loan finance and venture philanthropy
• Giving technical advice on funding applications, including bid writing support, for in-house and partnership projects that enable the Council to progress its corporate priorities
• Assist to find potential external funding opportunities for new or ongoing projects
• Help to develop fundraising strategy
• Support in reviewing, assessing and make recommendations to improve draft completed funding application forms
• Advising on grant management
• Organising conferences and training courses on grants and funding.
• Writing guidance on social enterprise funding that the funders give to their groups
• Training courses delivered to funding officers in ‘understanding social enterprise funding stream’