Are you starting or growing an impact business?

Are you starting or growing an impact business?

Could you benefit from up to £100,000 in loan funding?


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Foundation East and the Loan Fund:

Foundation East is a not-for-profit organization that distributes finance to SMEs. It has partnered with The Cabinet Office and Allia to create a specialist fund to support early-stage and growing impact ventures.


Loan Uses:


Loans can be used for any genuine business purpose, including:

  • Start-up costs
  • Asset purchases
  • Cash flow
  • Working capital
  • Growth


Loan Size and Rates:

  • Loans from £10,000 up to £100,000 @ 9.5% pa interest (9.9% APR)



Loan Fees & Collateral:

There are no loan arrangement fees.

Ventures do not have to offer tangible security, but are expected to commit to repay the loan if the venture is unsuccessful. Strong and achievable business and financial plans are a must!


Application Process:


If you are interested, please contact Bob Shimmon at Foundation East


Applications must be made ASAP as all loans must be made by mid-May 2018.        @FoundationEast