Presenting Sow The City's new community maker space in Moss Side - Boiler House

A new community maker space and a monthly repair cafe in Moss Side has just had planning permission for phase one. Read on for full details...

SEUK - State of Social Enterprise Survey

Complete Social Enterprise UK's State of Social Enterprise Survey 2019. Read on for more information...

IPPR North - Economic Justice For The North West Event - June 27th

Brilliant event with IPPR North coming up on June 27th, with opportunities to put your questions to policymakers and community leaders, Read on for full details...

ANTZ - Reducing Re-offending Rates Event - June 26th

Fantastic event coming up at ANTZ around working with ex-offenders, looking at some of the challenges and solutions. Read on for full details...

Greater Manchester: ESF Community Grants 2019-2021 now open

A £4.9 million programme to tackle unemployment has been launched in April 2019 with backing from the European Social Fund. Read on for full details...

Sector 3 Working Group and upcoming workshop event

Calling all Stockport-based voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations! Would you or anyone in your organisation be interested in joining the emerging Sector 3 Working Group and actively shaping Sector 3? Read on for details...

Could you support or help to pilot the new Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter?

The Charter will go live in July 2019 with a pilot group of employers, with a view to a full launch in November. Read on for full details...

Co-operative support available from The Hive

Considering setting up a co-operative? Looking to grow an existing co-op? You could benefit from up to 12 days bespoke support, training and mentoring with The Hive (Co-operatives UK)...

Manchester's LGBT+ Centre community cafe are seeking temporary premises!

Manchester's history-making LGBT+ Centre is being rebuilt! Works commence August 2019 and will complete in May 2020. During this time, they need a premises to house the community cafe...

Launch of Resonance's Social Investment Fund for the North West

Are you a social enterprise/charity in the North West and considering social impact? Resonance would like to invite you to the launch event for their Resonance North West Social Investment Tax Relief (‘SITR’) Fund...

Good Finance Live - North West event coming to Manchester!

Are you a social enterprise, trading charity of community organisation and making an income from that activity? Looking to scale up or finance new plans? If so, Good Finance Live is where you need to be...

Survey on how to implement the Social Enterprise vision for Greater Manchester

Would you like to be involved in shaping how the Social Enterprise Vision for Greater Manchester is implemented?

Greater Manchester Co-operative Commission launch their Call for Evidence

Have you been involved in running, setting up or tring to set up a co-operative? The Greater Manchester Co-operative Commission really want to hear from you!

Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme - applications open

Applications are open for the Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme - deadline 27th March

2019 Stephen Lloyd Awards open for applications

Awards now open for the Stephen Lloyd Awards. Applications close on April 5th. 

£3.2m Bright Ideas Fund to help community business and start-ups

Power to Change has announced a new £3.2m Community Business Bright Ideas Fund to offer tailored support and grants of up to £15,000 to 150 groups to develop their projects. Deadline: 9th April 2019


Help shape a social enterprise festival in the north!

A quick survey to get your input on what you'd like to see at Offline in the North - a festival being planned for changemakers to get together and to have fun too!

Thrive: Access to employment

Applications are now open for Thrive: Access to employment! Deadline: Thursday 14th February 2019

Social Enterprise & Social Investment Start-Up and Support Workshop Event

Thrive Trafford are offering those interested in either starting up or those currently running a social enterprise the opportunity to come together and share their Enterprise ideas!