Researched and questioned 2000 small businesses about starting up focusing on access to finance and grants.


Build practical routes to link financial institutions and under represented groups. Developing hands on financial mediation as a core function of services to people starting businesses. New approach to supplying small amounts of money to people whose access to traditional funding is limited. Learn from existing schemes such as local authority initiatives, credit unions and Community Development Finance Institutions. Ensuring people are aware of relevant financial support schemes. Unified source of information about schemes of financial support and agreed methods of distributing that information.

Main target groupsEdit

Main theme of interventionEdit

Access to finance

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Project nameEdit

Cyfenter development partnership

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Contact informationEdit

Paula Manley

Welsh Development Agency (Cardiff)