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!

_SocialStarters & Pernod Ricard Social Enterprise Troubleshooter

_SocialStarters & Pernod Ricard are running a troubleshooter day in Manchester on 15th February! Deadline for registration: Sunday 20th January

Journey into Social Enterprise: Long March or Walking the Talk?

A brilliant article about some of the discussions that took place at the Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit!

Inspire* Leadership Mentoring Service

Inspire* is as a free service set-up by leading law firm gunnercooke LLP to help growing and ambitious social enterprises and charities!

Discover the Recipe for Success with 4 Lunch’s Food Business Events

Discover the Recipe for Success with 4Lunch’s series of food business events for aspiring foodies, entrepreneurs and community projects.

Wigan's Men's Sheds Crowdfunder - Ends Jan 7th!

An opportunity to support a project which reduces social isolation in men by providing hubs where they can make friends whilst working on projects such as woodworking

Expressions of Interest invited for GM Co-operative Commission

Those interested should complete and return the expression of interest form by 5pm on Thursday 10th January 2019.


Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit - An overview of the day

Find out what went on (or remind yourself!) and see slides and photos from this excellent event here...

GM Social Enterprise Summit - Andy Burnham supports new vision for social enterprise in Greater Manchester

“We are the historic home of social enterprise, and we need to make it right for the 21st century"

Launch of a vision for social enterprise in Greater Manchester

A vision for social enterprise in Greater Manchester will be launched at the Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit tomorrow, 15th November - Social Enterprise Day!

Book your ticket for the Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit - Thursday 15th November

GMSEN are excited to present the Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit: Working Together to do Business For Good