Local Access Programme

We’re partners in the Bristol Local Access Programme providing development support and investment to enterprises coming from or working with communities experiencing inequality in Bristol.

Enterprise Development and Investment Support

The Bristol Local Access Programme is an innovative approach to developing stronger, more resilient and sustainable social economies by supporting enterprises coming from or working with communities experiencing inequality. Partners include Black South West Network, School for Social Entrepreneurs, Voscur, Eastside Community Trust, Nature Youth Connection, Street2Boardroom, Unique Voice and WECIL.

It is funded by Access, The Foundation for Social Investment.

Enterprise development: Our partners

Black South West Network

A social enterprise incubator programme for Black and Minoritised entrepreneurs and charity organisations.

South Bristol Enterprise Support

A support programme for enterprises based in South Bristol.


An enterprise leadership programme and skills exchange for VCSE organisations.

City Funds

A blended investment readiness programme developed by City Funds and the Local Access Partnership acting as a bridge between grant funding and mainstream investment


Local Access is a joint funding programme, established by Access and Big Society Capital that aims to support the development of a stronger, more resilient and sustainable social economy.

Get in touch

BBRC is an award-winning and nationally recognised impact investor and asset manager, based firmly in the west. Get in touch now by calling 0117 471 2650, emailing [email protected] or by completing the form below.

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