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Dudley dishes the dosh to help new community companies
4:47pm Thursday 10th October 2013 in Local
DUDLEY Council has been dishing out the dosh from a £118,000 pot to borough social enterprises.
The grants and loans from authority’s £250,000 community enterprise fund to help people setting up social enterprises and developing community businesses.
The winning organisations from the second round of awards were Unit3sixty CIC limited, Castle & Crystal Credit Union, Stepping Out Foot Care for Older People, Thinkback, Time for a Cuppa, What Enterprise, and Bread2share CIC.
Councillor Judy Foster, Dudley cabinet member for regeneration, said: “The council is delighted to award seven more budding social entrepreneurs in this second round of bidding, as part of the Love Your Community initiative.
“I would like to thank all applicants for taking the time to develop and submit their bids and remind entrepreneurs that the council in collaboration with Dudley Council for Voluntary Services (DCVS) and Business in the Community offers a range of support and guidance to help develop business ideas.”
Further information relating to the community enterprise fund can be found at www.dudley.gov.uk/community/social-enterprise.
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