Call for Peer Learning Facilitator to work with leaders of Charities and Social Enterprises
Published: January 19, 2021
The Association is looking to appoint a peer learning facilitator, on a trial basis, to support the development of some of its SME members. Context: The Enterprise Development Programme is a five-year programme, funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment and managed by a coalition of partners. It aims to help charities and…Read more
Enterprise Development Programme – a first year for the Mental Health sector
Published: January 12, 2021
Following a first year of leading the Mental Health strand of the Enterprise Development Programme, the Association’s Enterprise Development Manager, Greg Woolley, has written up some of his findings and reflections – particularly in relation into the types of enterprise models present within the Mental Health sector. Access, the foundation for social investment, launched the…Read more
Training to help you achieve your 2021 enterprise goals!
Published: November 30, 2020
To begin 2021, the Association will be offering fully funded training sessions focused on supporting small charities and social enterprises to develop their enterprise or trading activities. We hope it will be valuable to support organisations achieve their enterprise goals for 2021. Following a review of our first two rounds of applications to the Enterprise…Read more
Our New EDM's Thoughts on the EDP...
Published: January 27, 2020
With ever-increasing cuts to public funding and growing competition for grant and philanthropic funds, many organisations are desperate to find ways to diversify their income. Understandably, the potential opportunities for diversification from enterprise or trading is often treated with caution or avoided. Building on from that, the Enterprise Development Programme (EDP) has been designed to…Read more