Turning ideas into reality

ACF is at the forefront of social innovation and change — transforming the way we address social and economic inequality, financial exclusion, poverty and women empowerment. We understand that everyone’s journey to economic empowerment and prosperity is different and that people need tailored made solutions to overcome specific challenges.

Through our collaborative and community focused programmes, we seek to understand the issues and barriers facing entrepreneurial young people and women, and support them in turning their ideas into a reality. We provide the support, tools, and inspiration these individuals need to find a way through that works for them.


Women entrepreneurship programme

We inspire women to become the change agents and drivers of economic growth in Wales and beyond. Helping women to start and run their MSMEs (micro, small and medium-sized enterprises) not only empowers women to become financially inclusive and increase their incomes, but creates jobs and reduces social and economic inequalities.

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Youth Enterprise Programme

Our Youth Enterprise Programme aims to encourage entrepreneurial thinking and creativity among young people by recognising and awarding talent. The programme is open to all students of higher and further education and from all disciplines who are interested in starting an enterprise.

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