Grants of up to £20,000 now available through the Community Business Bright Ideas Fund 03 October 2016 03 October 2016 0 1530 Grants of up to £20,000 now available through the Community Business Bright Ideas Fund The Bright Ideas Community Business Fund is now open for applications. The new programme will help groups get their bright ideas for a community business up and running through tailored support and grants of up to £20,000. It is a £1.85 million, two-year programme, open to community groups, associations and organisations across England which have a good idea for a community business but need help developing it, or which are just starting out. Jointly funded by Power to Change and the Department for Communities and Local Government. The first round of applications will be accepted until the end of November and there will be additional funding rounds in February and September 2017 and February 2018. Find out more and apply here.