|Social mission||Description of SE||Products or services sold|
|Flourish Together CIC||Employment, training and education, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||We are a pay it forward consultancy providing specialist social enterprise support and carrying out training and policy research. Whilst we work with all kinds of VCSE organisations, across sectors and a diverse range of individuals, we reinvest surpluses in supporting women changemakers to Flourish across Greater Manchester and the wider North West. We do this through monthly...||Consultancy services in all aspects of social business planning, bid writing, social value measurement, community event management and conferences. We support people with their business modeling, income generation strategies and preparing for as well as managing growth. Some of our events are ticketed however we aim to make our events free at the point of access or at subsidised rates to ensure startup and scale up social enterprises/VCSE organisations and their teams don't have barriers to attend. Additionally we are contracted to carry out social enterprise support programmes, employability and skills development initiatives, community consultation and social research to shape and influence service and policy redesign.|
|Frameworks Social Enterprise CIC||Employment, training and education||Frameworks Social Enterprise CIC is a company that exists to provide routes into the Construction Industry for disadvantaged individuals and priority groups within society. We aim to build long term relationships with clients and community support networks to provide a platform for sustainable employment opportunities. Our existing close relationships with the construction...||Construction related Health & Safety Training|
|Freshrb CIC||Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being||
Freshrb CIC is a video production social enterprise that primarily offers creative video production solutions to raise community issues and themes, whilst running video production workshops with young people and individuals with life limiting/long term conditions.
These video production workshops are purposefully designed to bridge research with engagement, teach media...
|- Video production workshops - Creative video production - Corporate video - Creative content - Brand promo|
|Friends of Victoria Park, Stretford||Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Income and financial inclusion, Mental health and well-being, Physical health, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||The Friends of Victoria Park, Stretford are a diverse group of local residents who love our park and meet regularly to plan improvements and community events in the park. We run the park café and community building, besides a range of park activities and wellbeing sessions.||Refreshments at The Tea Room (currently under construction!) The Tea Room will be a safe haven for everyone, providing breakfast, light bites and evening meals everyday from 8am-9pm and will be catering for all ages, dietary requirements and intolerances. We will also be offering a take away and delivery service. It will also offer a package for event catering. We will strive to be plastic free and environmentally friendly and will use locally sourced, seasonal produce from the best local suppliers. Occasionally even incorporating food produced from our own park gardens and grown by our volunteers. We also offer a range of park activities and wellbeing sessions (see website for full details).|
|Future Directions CIC||Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Housing and local facilities, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||We are a social care provider providing support to vulnerable adults||We provide a wide range of services which include supported living, residential and outreach|
|GMCVO Databases||Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||We specialise in delivering effective CRM (contact relationship management) systems, using the open source web-based CiviCRM platform. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff offer a range of services; from assisting with your initial decision to implement CiviCRM into your organisation and specifying your requirements, through to implementation, staff/end-user training, and...||- CRM (contact relationship management) systems - Site hosting - Digital support packages and training - Website integration - Consultancy|
|Goddards||Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being||Goddard’s was founded in 2007 to help individuals at risk of social exclusion to reach their potential through the delivery of workshops and coaching for individuals with long term health conditions. Most of this work has focussed on helping individuals to manage and improve their health conditions and to remove barriers to employment.||A range of motivational and confidence-building workshops and/or one-to-one telephone coaching to help build mental toughness (individual resilience) to adults of all ages. The people we work with are primarily unemployed and have long term health and well being issues, are isolated and socially excluded. However, we also work with older people, students, ex-offenders, employers/employees etc.|
|Greater Manchester Doulas CIC||Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health||We are a grassroots organisation run by, for and with women. We provide an extra layer of support to women through pregnancy, birth and loss.||We provide one to one tailored pregnancy-related support, according to the individual needs of the women we serve|
|Greater Manchester TreeStation||Conservation of the natural environment||
We are a social enterprise (Community Benefit Society) in arboriculture, woodland management, wood fuels and timber. Set up in 2008, Greater Manchester TreeStation was one of the first tree stations to be established in the UK, and the very first in the North West.
The TreeStation acts as a hub for a broad range of wood related activities in Manchester. It is led by strong...
|- Tree Surgery - Woodland Management - Timber - Firewood - Woodchip|
|Greenscape Ltd||Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being, Physical health, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||
Greenscape provides a wide range of professional environmental services to both private and commercial clients. These include Local Authorities, Housing Associations, Schools, Colleges, Hospital Trusts, Churches and residential gardens throughout Tameside and Greater Manchester.
Greenscape is committed to social justice, we provide training and employment opportunities to...
|Grounds Maintenance - Grass cutting, shrub pruning and weed spraying. Soft & Hard Landscaping - From minor to major Commercial and Domestic projects, including planting schemes and lawns. Fencing - All types of fencing for Commercial and Domestic properties. The supply and installation of close board fencing, waney lap, fencing panels. Void Properties and Site Clearances - From a comprehensive void management service to a one-off clearance, we can clear out and restore gardens, remove furniture, white goods and debris, dismantle fixtures and fittings, clear lofts and attics, clean properties.|
|Groundwork Greater Manchester||Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Housing and local facilities||Groundwork is a not-for-profit organisation working to create a sustainable future for people, places...||- Community engagement - Landscape design & build - Training & coaching for employment - Early intervention to support health & wellbeing - Safe & sustainable business support|
|H.A.V.E Homes CIC||Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Housing and local facilities, Income and financial inclusion||H.A.V.E Homes CIC supports the refurbishment and redevelopment of neglected empty properties in some of the most deprived neighbourhoods in Manchester, transforming them into high-quality, sustainable and truly affordable homes. We work within communities to support people to feel secure in their home whilst investing in the area to improve places and spaces that matter to...||Socially-responsible property development services|
|HMR Circle (Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale)||Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||We're an innovative membership group open to anyone 50+ helping people and communities to lead their lives the way they want in Rochdale, Bury & Oldham||We work on the reduction of social isolation amongst older people doing four key things: 1) Social - We organise 50-60 social events every month, all suggested by Members 2) Practical - We offer practical support with gardening, decorating, moving boxes, changing lightbulbs. All the jobs older people struggle to get someone out to come and do. 3) Befriending - We are working with Give&TakeCare based at Brunel University on a bespoke befriending programme that incorporates an element of timebanking. 4) Transport - We operate the HMR Circle Volunteer Drivers Service which takes people to hospital, doctors etc as well as social events|
|Home of Justice Network CIC||Employment, training and education, Housing and local facilities, Mental health and well-being||We are a national voluntary organisation based in Greater Manchester with a particular emphasis on delivering free, impartial, independent, confidential, generalist advice, advocacy, training, employment, support, information, referral, housing, representation and education. The organisation opened for business in August 2013.||We specialise in general advice, refugee housing and support, welfare benefits and supporting in completion of any kind of forms.|
|HSR Psychology||Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being||We are a social enterprise who provide children and young people with the skills they need to maximise their potential, and to be happy, safe and ready for life's challenges.||Educational and clinical psychology services|
|Hulme Community Garden Centre||Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||
HCGC is a unique community-led project, established 20 years ago and underpinned by organic principles, promoting sustainability through best horticultural practice and a respect for the environment.
Our mission is to bring communities together through gardening.
As a not-for-profit organisation we offer home-produced plants for the local community. We are foremost a...
|Our garden centre, open to the public 7 days a week is the heart of our business and gets bigger and better every year. We grow as much of our stock as possible and never use or sell artificial fertilisers, chemicals or peat from peat bogs. Our seasonal stocks range from tiny alpines to tall trees, edible fruit plants to showy perennials, willowy grasses to key structural evergreens and deciduous shrubs. In our shop you will find cards, crafts and unique gifts made by local artists. We are a refill station for a wide range of ecological hygiene and household cleaning liquids (shampoo, washing up, toilet cleaner etc). We have our on-site Cafe Oooh La La, which can also offer catering for events. We also offer venue hire. We offer gardening consultations.|
|Invisible Manchester (Invisible Cities)||Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education||We train people who have been affected by homelessness to become walking tour guides of their city.||Our friendly walking tours of Manchester showcase some of the city's historical landmarks and explore the social projects that make the city what it is. Our experienced tour guides, all of whom have been affected by homelessness, simply live and breathe the city, and offer their own personal insight into the past, present and future.|
|Just Psychology CIC||Citizenship and community, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being||We provide services to address the psychological and mental health needs of children, adults and families, with particular emphasis on cultural diversity, cultural competence and social justice.||A range of clinical, legal and community services to improve the mental wellbeing of individuals and families: - Training and cultural consultancy - Family group conferences - Expert witness work - Therapy and counselling - Community work|
|Levenshulme Old Library||Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being||Levenshulme Old Library CIO is a registered charitable incorporated organisation set up in 2016 to carry forward our vision for a vibrant arts and culture centre, housed in the former Levenshulme library on Cromwell Grove.||Venue hire and meeting space|
|Libralato Ltd||Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education||
Libralato Ltd is an innovation specialist in low cost, low carbon, low emission vehicle technologies, supported by European Green Cars Initiative and Innovate UK projects. Libralato is demonstrating how to break the road transport’s ‘addiction to oil’ without compromise to the customer.
Founded in 2008, Libralato Ltd. aims to revive the legacy of Rolls Royce in its deprived...
|The Libralato R6 eco-engine - an eco engine for the 21st century. The Libralato R6 eco-engine is a compelling new concept of engine architecture and thermodynamic cycle, an historic breakthrough in internal combustion engine design, solving the problems of the Wankel engine (poor combustion, overheating, seal wear) through its exchange of gases between three dynamic chambers, its highly efficient geometry and its non-contact labyrinth sealing. Predicted to be more efficient than a diesel engine (50%) using gasoline but half the size weight and cost, it enables plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) systems to fit into standard engine bays, reducing mineral fuel consumption by 70% and CO2 by 55% (well-to-wheel), breaking the car’s addiction to oil, cost competitively.|