About Us

The Trust provides a one stop portal to start-up and growth companies to access the wide range of business funding that is available as well as free business advice and support.


The Oldham Enterprise Trust can assist you with securing funding including, Grants for those under 30 and low cost loans to over 25.

Get In Touch

The Trust helps Oldham residents into enterprise and employability. To learn more about how we can help you and your business, contact us today!

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Apply For Funding Today!

The Oldham Enterprise Trust can assist you with securing funding including:

  • Grants for those aged 16-25
  • Access to the government’s Start Up Loan Scheme for those over 18 years of age starting up a new business
  • Access to a range of other funding facilitated by GC Business Finance.

Complete a simple form online to get your application underway:

Apply Now

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