Looking to run or take over a local service?

The Social Investment Business has £10m in grants as part of the Community assets and services grants programme made available by Department for Communities & Local Government to help you with feasibility studies or the initial setup of the service. This grants programme is available for organisations using the Community Right to Challenge and for the running of local services more broadly.

Grants are also available to those using the Community Right to Bid and pursuing asset transfers.

Right to Challenge


Pre-feasibility grants are for amounts of up to £10,000 and are for organisations to build internal capacity to help them to compete to deliver public services.

Guidance to assist groups applying for pre-feasibility grants.

Pre-feasibility grants close at 12 noon on Friday 31 October 2014.


Feasibility grants closed on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

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