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Access to funding

In this module you’ll explore:

  • What funding is and when might you need it
  • Different funding options for different business life stages
  • Some key tools to help you get funding ready

Start by downloading and saving the workbook (PDF 23MB) to your computer. Use it throughout the module, capturing any key takeaways and completing the exercises at the end of each chapter.

Understand your options

With different funding options available, it’s hard to know what’s best for your business. Watch our short video to hear from some entrepreneurs about their funding journey.

How to prepare

Becoming ‘funding ready’ is an important but often underestimated step in securing funding of any kind. In this video, we explore key factors to consider when preparing to apply for funding.

Need further help or would like to find out more about securing funding for your business? Check out the Understanding your finances module.

Download our workbook

Access To Funding Workbook (PDF 23MB)

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