GMCVO is the VCSE sector infrastructure organisation for Greater Manchester. They offer loans from £5k up to £3m to social enterprises, trading charities and community businesses in GM to start-up or grow their organisation.

The Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) is the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector support and development organisation covering the Greater Manchester city region.
Our GM Social Investment funds provide accessible, supportive and affordable loans for social organisations making a difference in Greater Manchester. VCSE organisations can access up to £350,000 in loan finance to start-up their business, grow it, or build, buy & develop premises. GMCVO also offer loans up to a maximum of £3m for projects looking to develop community led and owned assets.
If our available funds don’t suit your immediate needs, please contact the GM Social Investment team as we may be able to signpost you to other funding options.