The partners, Oldham Enterprise Trust, the Stoller Charitable Trust, Oldham Council, GM Libraries Build a Business Programme,  The Princes Trust, the Business Growth Hub, Proper Good Social Investment, and GC Business Finance, aim to provide Oldham with a complete business support package under the single Oldham Enterprise Programme banner.

The Oldham Enterprise Programme provides access to:-

  • Free Business Support (from The Princes Trust, GM Libraries Build a Business programme, The Business Growth Hub).

Business Grant Funding from:

  • Oldham Council Grant Funding of up to £1,000 for those aged 18+
  • The Prince’s Trust Grant funding of up to £2,000 for those aged 18 to 30

Business loan funding from The Start Up Loan Scheme – A Start Up Loan is a personal loan for entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business, and The Proper Good Social Investment Fund

  • Loans of up to £25,000 are available to eligible applicants via the Start Up Loans scheme.
  • The Proper Good Early-Stage Loans of up £30,000 for social enterprises
  • The Proper Good Buildings Loan Fund of up to £350,000 (90% Loan and 10% Grant
  • Other funding sources are available from GC Business Finance for existing businesses that want to grow.

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