Funding Opportunities

Our mission is to make investment in the arts, social enterprise and commercial industries racially equitable.

 

Partnering with various funders, we facilitate a number of funding opportunities – be it grants, loans, or equity finance.

Please see our offers below.

Do you want to find out what funding you can benefit from today?

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Our ongoing work supports the creation of new funding opportunities for diverse founders and organisations. Join the community to stay in the know and benefit from what we have to offer, now and in the future.

  • Company status: charitable organisation or social enterprise
  • Sectors: education, social justice, creative arts, digital and media industries
  • Team: 51% or more of the organisation’s board & senior management team must be from Black and Minoritised ethnic backgrounds and/ or female
  • Location: UK
  • Offer: grant funding, consultancy, flexible finance

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Flexible Finance Fund
Sitting alongside the Recovery Loan Fund managed by Social Investment Business, this fund is for Black and Minoritised Ethnicity-led organisations eligible to receive grant funding alongside a loan.
  • Company status: registered charity or social enterprise.
  • Team: 51% or more of the organisation’s board & senior management team must be from Black and Minoritised ethnic backgrounds
  • Minimum turnover: £200k
  • Location: England
  • Offer: £50k – £200k (ranges from 50% to 100% of the loan amount = £100k to £1.5m)
  • Your organisation must not have received repayable finance greater than £25k, excluding Bounce Back Loans

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Capacity Building Programme - CURRENTLY CLOSED
Submissions to Create Equity’s Capacity Building Programme for Black and Brown-led organisations are now closed. With MeWe360 as delivery partner, the programme is funded by City Bridge Foundation, Connect Fund, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Social Investment Business.
  • Company status: social enterprise or charitable organisation
  • Team: 51% or more of the organisation’s board & senior management team must be from Black and Minoritised ethnic backgrounds
  • Minimum turnover: £100k
  • Location of main beneficiaries: London
  • Offer: Capacity Building Grant of £2k and over 25 hours of expert consultancy

Interested in partnering with us to ensure underrepresented founders access support?

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