The grants can be used to support partnership development, planning, and the delivery of public-facing community activities for communities impacted by Covid-19.
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'The coronavirus crisis has shown just how important community businesses are to the lives of local people right across the country.'
'We urge you to act now and work with social enterprises to lay the foundations for a strong British recovery to this crisis.'
'While many things are still uncertain, it is clear that Cancer Research UK will be hit hard.'
'Despite the catastrophic consequences of the pandemic for pubs, many have responded by doing all they can to support customers and local residents.'
'Like all charities over the past ten years our funding streams have reduced while demand for our services has grown.'
'If you look at how social enterprises manage the environment, society, people and intellectual property then it makes a far bigger contribution than organisations in the private sector.'
'It’s the shift in culture set by the leadership, from grant-dependency to an entrepreneurial mind-set, which will lead to more sustainable business models.'
'This is a new and exciting relationship which gives us the opportunity to reach and support more communities across the UK.'
The majority of people (77%) believed there is a large gap between the social classes in Britain today.