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Match Funding

We partner with organisations to enable social enterprises such as yours to access crowd match funding

Ethex Match Funding

This can help you reach your target through matched investment so you can secure the money you need for your enterprise to grow and flourish. Match funding can also provide an added incentive for investors as they have the satisfaction of knowing their money is working twice as hard in creating on the ground impact.

Our current match funding partners include:

Big Society Capital Crowd Match Fund

Big Society Capital Crowd Match Fund - £2 million of match funding can be provided to social enterprises that are eligible for Social Investment Tax Relief.

Community Energy Fund

The Community Energy Fund, currently under design, focuses on providing match funding opportunities for organisations that are developing renewable energy projects.

Partner Match Funding

When raising investment, it is worth exploring other match invsetment support available to groups.  The following projects, programmes and funds may be able to support your project

Booster Programme

The Community Shares Booster Programme is a funding scheme to support community share offers. It will invest equity up to £100,000 to match community shares in societies that can demonstrate higher than average levels of community impact, innovation and engagement. The programme will also provide development grants of up to £10,000 to help societies get investment ready and meet standards of good practice. Match funding is held in the form of equity on equal terms with other community shareholders.

You can find out more here

Power to Change

Power to Change is an independent charitable trust that supports and develops community businesses in England. Their vision is to create better places through community business. They use their roueces to strengthen community businesses across England. This means providing money, advice and support to help local people come together to take control.

Power to Change have a range of grant and invesment funds that can reource your enterprise.  Find out more about them here.

Who's Benefitted

Some of Ethex’s clients that have benefitted from the advantages of match funding include Our Power, Southville Community Development Association, Bovey Paradiso and Future Wolverton. 


Do you want to be our next match funding partner?

Please get in touch if you are an organisation offering match funding opportunities for social enterprises and would like to work with us. Call our business development team at  01865 403 304 or email at

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