arc: Apply to join

Business in the Community can help your social enterprise grow. Whether you are just starting out, beginning to grow your business or really expanding your operations, our tailored support can help.

arc combines expert advice from our business partners and a carefully selected partner network to deliver the exact support you need. We will work with you to develop new business opportunities with business and government. Our support will also help you to win investment and access new finance through our finance partners. With this bespoke package of support we help social enterprises to grow and create jobs

To join the arc programme, a social enterprise must:

  • be a business with a social or environmental purpose at its heart
  • be financially self-sustaining, or at least have solid plans for achieving financial sustainability in the future (i.e. not reliant on grants or donations) and
  • have the potential to grow and create jobs for London or Yorkshire residents.

Please write 100 words about your social enterprise