Business Enterprise Fund is a not for profit social enterprise, set up to provide loans to SMEs that will help them thrive and grow when other lenders can’t fully assist. Loans available include cashflow support throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.
As a social enterprise, their profits are re-invested in the company to further their social aims.
Founded in Bradford, BEF began lending to small businesses in the local area with an initiative to encourage growth in the economy and provide a positive impact on job creation and communities.
Over the last 12 years, the organisations has lent to a wide range of businesses, from sole traders and start-ups, through to established multi-site companies.
BEF has a growing presence across the North East of England, as well as North and West Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire.