Sources of Finance

Listed below are links to websites of other organisations offering financial support to businesses affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. These are external websites which are not under the control of North Devon Plus and we have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Prince’s Trust and NatWest (UK)

The Prince’s Trust and NatWest have launched a £5million grant fund for young entrepreneurs affected by coronavirus. The Fund is available to entrepreneurs aged 18-30, who can apply for grants and tailored support from today. Grants can be used to maintain core business operations during the crisis, as well as meet any existing financial commitments, such as paying for essential equipment or settling invoices from suppliers. In conjunction with these grants, the initiative will also offer one-to-one support and guidance to applicants who need it.

https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/about-the-trust/news-views/princes-trust-natwest-enterprise-relief-fund

SWIG Finance

The Coronavirus pandemic has created a challenging environment for SMEs and start-ups across the globe, and for many, this disruption has caused business owners to rethink they way that they operate. SWIG’s message is that they “can often lend when the Bank can’t”.

To read their latest Newsletter, which includes case studies and examples of how they can help with Covid-19 funding, visit:

https://www.swigfinance.co.uk/read-our-april-bulletin/