The Seedbed Accelerator programme provides affordable social investment and individually tailored support to growing social ventures in South West England.
Seedbed is a partnership between Dartington Hall Trust and South West Investment Group. The programme is run by social ventures for the benefit of social ventures in the South West and has been made possible with the generous support from the Cabinet Office and the BIG Lottery Fund. We provide free access to a programme of individually tailored support, giving social ventures the tools they need to succeed. The support on offer includes one-to-one sessions with an experienced business coach, in depth reviews, themed workshops and access to professional advice.
The investment on offer includes unsecured business loans of up to £50k and early stage equity investment of up to £25k.