SWEF Grants: Investing In Initiative

Business Grants for Young Entrepreneurs Aged 18-30

  • Get funded with a SWEF business grant
    Grants for up to £2,000 for your business venture.
  • Business support to help you grow
    Peer support and business advice to help build your enterprise skills.
Lulu Case Study
Case Studies
“SWEF’s grant really changed my life.”

Lucy / Founder Lulus Own

POCA Case Study
Case Studies
"SWEF was an amazing stepping stone, giving me the confidence to dream big."

Aaron / POCA Audio

Circular Case Study
Case Studies
"The grant ended up being an absolute life saver."

Ben, Circular11

Supporting young entrepreneurs In association with

Investing in Initiative

Through business grants we support young people to develop their business.

SWEF Business Grants for Young Entrepreneurs
Business Funding
Apply for grant funding for businesses that have been trading for less than two years.
Business Mentor
Get access to a business mentor who can act as an independent sounding board for any business issue you would like to discuss.
Support Network
We offer you  access to a network of other people in the same position as you i.e. in the early stages of running their business.
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Success Stories

We're proud to support young entrepreneurs

Expanded my product range

"It has helped me to expand my product range and apply for more markets. I have also opened a shop and studio where I sell my jewellery"




Stock to make more products. Equipment to attend markets.

Abigail Thurston

Abigail Thurston

Green Grove Designs

Allowed me to branch out

"The grant was really helpful because with the course I can branch out into other treatments"




Stock for beauty salon. Additional training.

Summer Pettingale

Summer Pettingale

Flourish Studio and Academy

Helped me immensely

"The grant has helped me immensely and my business definitely would not have progressed as quickly as it has without it".




Equipment for tattoo business.

Keri Mitchell

Keri Mitchell

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About SWEF

Business Grants
for Young Entrepreneurs

At SWEF, we believe that every individual has the potential to contribute tremendously to society and should have an opportunity to fulfil that potential.

Our aim is to support entrepreneurs and make their journey a tiny bit easier. We back individuals who struggle to access funding elsewhere and show initiative in trying to do better by themselves and their community.

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Think outside the box

Helping the entrepreneurs of tomorrow, today.

Young people can find it difficult to get funding for their own business. Speak with us today and see how we can help get you a grant of up to £2,000.

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Community Foundations
& Charities

We are proud to work with community foundations and help them to offer both training grants and business grants to young people in their areas.

We'd love to discuss setting up a fund for your organisation.

Get in touch to see how we can help you.

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