Forward Enterprise Fund

A new fund has opened which supports enterprises and charities run by ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction. The Forward Enterprise Fund supports businesses or charities wishing to expand their activities in order to employ or contract other people in recovery can apply for funding and professional business support. Entrepreneurs in recovery, who are at an early stage of their business, can get support to set up a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdfunder with some match funding available and busienss advice.

If this applies to your organisation or somebody in your own network, have a look at You can contact the managers of the fund at