Booster funding at present (22/10/20):

Power to Change funding

We have c.£5k grant still available in the PtC Booster fund. We no longer have equity to invest from this fund.


Architectural Heritage Fund funding

AHF Booster funding runs until 2023. We have c.£90k grant and c.£300k equity still available in the AHF Booster fund.

To be eligible, the applications must be from heritage projects that are working with a listed building/a building in a conservation area AND are focussed on high street revival and economic resilience.


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Please contact: [email protected] if you wish to discuss your application.


We recommend you follow these steps to begin your application to the Booster Programme:

1. Read the guidance notes

The guidance will help you to decide whether the Community Shares Booster Programme is right for your community business. 

2. Begin the step-by-step tool

Begin the Step-by-Step tool to help you decide which pathway is right for you. 

3. Submit your Expression of Interest

You must complete this initial Expression of Interest form to begin your application to the Booster.