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Funding Central is a free resource for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. We list thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and information supporting you to develop a sustainable income strategy.

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We are sharing our data to help those involved in funding to better understand the sector.

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Loan finance

Explore the benefits of social investment and assess your organisation’s readiness to take out a loan to finance your future development.

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28 April 2014
Free ONLINE Fundraising Course
28 April 2014 Birmingham
29 April 2014
Grant Funding Made Easy

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