Welcome to the GMSEN Social Enterprise Directory
This directory is designed to help customers find social enterprises in Greater Manchester that they can buy from or trade with. It is also intended to help individuals, businesses and organisations find social enterprises they may wish to support according to their social impact.
Social Enterprises can be searched by either key word, or you can use the sector and borough filters. This directory is focused on Greater Manchester and is free to register and use. You may also wish to use Social Enterprise UK’s Buy Social Directory which includes social enterprises from outside Greater Manchester.
|Social mission||Description of SE||Products or services sold|
|The Proud Trust - Sidney St Cafe||Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being||
Sidney St Cafe is a cafe and outside catering business based within Manchester's LGBT+ Centre. We believe food is a great way to bring people together and we provide great quality, excellent value food whilst supporting young LGBT+ people.
PLEASE NOTE: Sidney Street Cafe is currently closed, as we re build our home the LGBT+ Centre, due to open 2021.
We are looking forward to...
|Sidney Street Cafe is currently closed, as we re build our home the LGBT+ Centre, due to open 2021. We are looking forward to returning to our original home on Sidney Street in the Summer of 2021 when the new building is due for completion.|
|The Van (BACKUP North West)||Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Housing and local facilities||
The Van is part of BACKUP; a charity in Bolton that works with young people who are homeless.
The Van is a mobile coffee van, servicing the North West and selling a range of local hot drinks, cold drinks and cake. The young people on the BACKUP projects, along with external supporters, volunteer in the van to gain valuable skills and work experience.
|Our mobile coffee van serves a range of hot and cold drinks along with local, homemade cakes.|
|Third Sector Accountancy||Employment, training and education, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||We are a firm of Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors offering accountancy services primarily to those in the third sector. We’re unique in being organised as a workers co-operative and in offering an ethical and co-operative approach to the provision of financial services. We are currently a team of nine, able to offer a wealth of accounting, auditing and book-...||- Year end accounts - Book-keeping - Payroll; - Advice and consultancy - VAT support services - Corporation tax returns - Assurance|
|Trust Renewables||Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Housing and local facilities, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||Trust Renewables Ltd is a domestic, commercial & industrial, and utility scale solar PV installer and project developer. We predominantly work in the 10 boroughs of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), which is our home market.||- Solar panels - EV charging - Wind turbines - Hydrogen storage|
|Unique Improvements||Citizenship and community, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health||We work to reduce health inequalities within deprived communities through community engagement||- community engagement - research - social marketing|