£1.68bn grant funding could be lost

Whilst we know many are getting back to some kind of normal and looking to re-open and re-start their social enterprises, it is important not to lose sight of the fact that there remains *£1.68bn grant funding (£183m in the West Midlands) that could go back to central...

Discretion or Smoke and Mirrors?

Call to action There is almost £195m in the West Midlands that needs to be secured from central government to support the recovery of the region’s Social Enterprise Sector. Last week we posted some analysis of the discretionary grant data that has been published...

SSE Midlands Open to Applications

The Midlands School for Social Entrepreneurs is open for applications until 30th April In our opinion this is the best social enterprise start up programme around, so do apply you will not regret it. The programme starts in October 2020 (online if needs be) with...

Covid-19 Information and Advice for Social Enterprises

COVID-19 what help is there for my organisation? New (09/04/2020) Charity funding (Government) The Chancellor last night announced a £750m support package for charities. The package was further broken down as: £370m ring fenced for small charities £200m ring fenced...

Active Communities Women’s Development Worker Required

Our Friend’s at Moseley Road Baths are recruiting to an interesting freelance post which may have your name on it, info below. Active Communities Women’s Development Worker (freelance) at Moseley Road Baths 18 month post £15 per hour, 46 weeks a year The Worker...

Good Finance Live is coming to Birmingham

Interested in social finance to help your organisation grow and become sustainable or just want to find out more and hear from some others like Chelmund’s Fish and Chips who have walked the walk? The this free event is probably worth a look. Good Finance LIVE!...

Funded programmes for social enterprises/ entrepreneurs

Two new support programmes open for applications! Our friends over at the School for Social Entrpreneurs (Midlands) are celebrating their sixth birthday and have two new programmes open for budding social entrepreneurs and recently established community businesses....

General Manager at Moseley Road Baths

12 month post with possible extension subject to funding. £26,000 per annum pro rata for up to 15 hours per week. Can you take our amazing community swimming enterprise to the next level? We are looking for a dynamic and self motivated individual to manage and develop...

Social Investment Tax Relief

If your answer to the heading is what? Then, perhaps this is for you. Our friends over at Resonance SITR Fund are holding their first annual marketplace event on 20th June 2019 in Birmingham City Centre at the Studio. The event will bring together investors, investees...