Seedbed Enterprise

Affordable loans and cutting edge support designed for your social venture

Seedbed is one of ten projects in the UK funded by the Social Incubator Fund which is backed by the Cabinet Office.

Specialities: Affordable loan finance and tailored business support for Social Ventures
Area Served: Bristol, BANES, North Somerset, South Glos
Founded: 2014

Funded by the Cabinet Office and project partners, Seedbed is a £1.2 million project able to provide unsecured business loans of up to £50,000 and a tailored support package worth up to £8,500 per venture.

Seedbed combines the skills and expertise of three pioneering social enterprises – Dartington Hall Trust, Plymouth University and the South West Investment Group – that will help your social venture go from good to great.


Seedbed Accelerator Programme

Seedbed is a new type of social accelerator programme that offers individually tailored support and loan finance for social ventures in the South West.

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