* Inspiration Programme: To generate momentum behind community business as a tool for addressing local challenges, catalysing the creation of more community businesses
* Innovation & Acceleration Programme: To develop and enhance the support infrastructure available to community businesses, helping them to accelerate their impact and journey to sustainability
* Community Business Network: To build the community business movement and develop the network of peer to peer support to create more robust and resilient community businesses.
* To develop and deliver a targeted approach to Strategic Programme investments that ensure the Trust meets its impact and legacy objectives
* To build strong, positive relationships with cross-sector stakeholders that enable our Strategic Programme activity to leverage in additional resources and build on existing infrastructure to maximise our impact
* To identify opportunities to invest in new innovations that will support community businesses at all stages of their life-cycle, working with partners to pilot, test and roll-out effective solutions
* To accelerate the impact of the Fund by identifying strategic interventions that can help to shape the market and replicate good practice
* To work with the State & Regional Partners to ensure coordinated management and engagement of key stakeholder partnerships across the fund.
* To initiate to establish & work with the Community Business Fund to enhance the number and capacity of community businesses that can work directly in partnership with the Fund on our Strategic Programme activity
* Ensuring quality delivery by partner organisations and contractors across all our Strategic Programme activity.