SEUK need your inspiring stories

Over the course of the last few months SEUK have been hearing your inspiring stories about how social enterprises have supported communities through the pandemic, and now they want to see it, read more...

Social Enterprise eBulletin - May 2020

The GMCVO Social Enterprise eBulletin is now available for May 2020

GM VCSE leaders are asking the Government for urgent help

GM VCSE Leaders have today written to the Chancellor, the Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak asking for more support for VCSE organisations.

Grants to support mental wellbeing

GMCVO, working in partnership with 10GM, have launched a grants programme to support people from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester, that may struggle to achieve high levels of mental wellbeing. 

Social Enterprises and COVID-19 - Social Enterprise UK report published

SEUK have published a research report based on the responses received so far from their nation-wide survey; looking in depth at the impact of Coronavirus on social enterprises, how social enterprises are adapting to the crisis and how they can be better supported through it.

GM ESF Community Grants: Re-Connect Fund (response to COVID-19)

The ESF Community Grant Programme is launching a targeted Grant Programme in response to COVID 19...

Join the Save Our Social Enterprises campaign

A new social enterprise campaign, urging Government to do more to support social enterprises and co-operatives through COVID-19...

Invisible Cities Launches Fun Packs for Kids

Invisible Cities are really excited to unveil their Fun Packs for children! Designed to encourage kids to explore and discover their cities from the comfort of their own home...

Social Enterprise eBulletin - April 2020

The GMCVO Social Enterprise eBulletin is now available for April 2020

GMSEN Leadership Group meeting - May 2020 update

Round up of the key updates and information for sharing from the GMSEN Leadership Group meeting held on April 21st 2020...

COVID-19 support and resources for social enterprises and charities

Signposting to resources, information and tools to support social enterprises navigate COVID-19...

Bright Ideas Fund - Now Open! Deadline 7th April

Funded by Power to Change, the £3.2m Bright Ideas fund offers tailored support and grants of up to £15,000 to develop projects. Deadline: 7th April

Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programe

This programme has helped almost 2,000 people start up and scale social enterprises, charities, community projects and impact-led organisations. Applications are open until Thursday 30th April 2020.

Social Enterprise eBulletin - March 2020

The GMCVO Social Enterprise eBulletin is now available for March 2020

Launch of network for BAME Social Enterprises in GM

The GM BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) Social Enterprise Network was launched on the 24th February 2020 by GMCVO and GM BAME Network...

Social Enterprise eBulletin - February 2020

The GMCVO Social Enterprise eBulletin is now available for February 2020

Call for support to further success of co-operatives in Greater Manchester

A new report is calling for further support for co-operatives in Greater Manchester to ensure the city-region stays at the forefront of co-operative development and bring even greater economic benefits to the local community.

WEA ESF Community Grants - Round 3 now open!

Round 3 of ESF Community Grants for Greater Manchester is now open. Closing date for application is noon, Wednesday 11th March. A £4.9 million programme to tackle unemployment has been launched in April 2019 with backing from the European Social Fund.

New investment into GM to help grow the social economy and tackle inequality

Greater Manchester will receive a share of a new £33 million investment programme launched today aimed at tackling inequality through boosting the social economy. Read more...

Social Enterprise eBulletin - January 2020

The GMCVO Social Enterprise eBulletin is now available for January 2020