SE-Assist Croydon


SE-Assist Croydon is currently closed to new applications

About SE-Assist in Croydon

Croydon skylineSE-Assist is an innovative model where social enterprises can access funding and support from large businesses.

The initiative was successfully piloted in Brighton & Hove in 2013 and three social enterprises received the full SE-Assist package and one other a mentor from Legal & General.

SE-Assist offers social enterprises in Croydon the following support package:

£10,000 to £30,000 interest free loan

Mentoring from a Legal & General employee

Access to a bank of experts

The Social Investment Committee, which decides who receives the package of support, is made up of local social enterprise supporters:

  • Nathan Elvery, Interim Chief Executive of Croydon Council
  • Locally based employees of Legal & General and representatives from CAF

Click here to review our criteria

Click here for more information on the Social Investment Committee and project team