Sustainable Food Vision for Greater Manchester

Recap of the Sustainable Food vision for Greater Manchester Launch!

Free Legal Clinic: Business Law Cafe - Tuesday, 7th November, 6pm

The Business Law Cafe may be able to help with free legal support and information!

Let's Talk Good Finance - 21st November

This event is an opportunity to find out more about social investment, including meeting social investors and those who have experience of social investment.

Sector 3 - An Event For Stockport's VCSE Sector - 1st November

This event will be a chance to network, connect and learn something new with others in Stockport, and includes a networking lunch!

Get your 40% discount for's next crowdfunding workshop - 31st October.

If you're an SE registered on this website you can get a 40% discount for the Crowdfunding for Social Causes workshop in Manchester!

New acceleration programme - Wayra Fair By Design. Deadline 9th October

A new acceleration programme that will tackle the poverty premium: where people in poverty pay more for many everyday goods and services

Photo of audience Q&A with Eamonn Boylan

Audience Q&A with Eamonn Boylan

The Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Ecosystem event - Notes, slides and photos available

You can now find notes, slides and photos from July's Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Ecosystem event at GMCVO.

Crowdfunding for Social Causes Workshop with - 22nd August are offering a crowdfunding workshop on 22nd August in Manchester

Free trustee training workshops - September 21st

Hempsons, a national law firm for the VCSE sector, are offering free trustee training workshops in Manchester on 21st September 2017.

GMCVO launches new social investment programme

GM Social Investment provides loans to help social enterprises and charities to grow and to grow their social impact.

Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Ecosystem event - July 11th

An opportunity for social enterprises and trading charities across Greater Manchester to learn, share, discuss and meet others.

Social Audit Network logo

Social Audit Network logo

Social Audit Network training

The Social Audit Network will be running a Prove, Improve, Account Workshop in social accounting and audit on 27th and 28th June 2017, hosted by For Viva.

Good Finance logo
Good Finance website launch

Do you want to know more about social investment, whether it's right for you, and what your options are? Check out the new Good Finance website!

Impact Reporting for Social Investment

A brand new Key Fund workshop is available this June, which is perfect for those of you thinking of applying for social investment but are unsure about social impact.

Photo credit: The Anglers Rest - a community pub and hub

Community Business Bright Ideas Fund

Round 2 now open! The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund aims to give your community group the support and tools to start setting up your community business. It will also give your group the early stage finance that you need need to carry out consultation with local people...

North West Turkish Academy

North West Turkish Academy was set up to support the learning and development of Turkish children in Manchester and to help them learn about Turkish language and culture. The school was set up to provide Turkish lessons to children from 5-15 years old.

A guidance session at the Enterprise & Learning Centre

4 Steps Enterprise & Learning Centre - a new initiative from 4 Steps CIC

4 Steps CIC is a social enterprise that runs the 4 Steps Enterprise and Learning Centre, a new initiative that combines helping local people gain new skills with supporting local businesses and enterprises.

Women attending the ABCD Retreat nordic walking

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (ABCD)

The abcd retreat to recovery - an enterprise that aims to improve health, fitness and wellbeing for people who are recovering from or living with breast cancer. Founder, Jo Taylor, tells us about the activities and impact of their recent retreat.

Community Cultural Connectors

The Community Cultural Connectors are group of enablers from diverse ethnic backgrounds that come together to provide information & awareness

Why Dumplings?

At Heart & Parcel, we bring women from migrant communities together by making dumplings and developing ESOL skills.