This report outlines evaluation findings from Renaisi’s evaluation of Power to Change’s Bright Ideas and Trade Up programmes, and its Community Business Fund. Each of these is different from the others and specifically targets different stages and support needs in the community business life cycle. However, they were all designed to support community businesses to move to the next step.
The report highlights the impact of the three interventions on community businesses, and shares learning and insight for the future. It highlights important factors in supporting community businesses to achieve success and financial sustainability.