Facebook Fame

Jayne Hardy of PSEN member Blurt Foundation is running a new course: ‘The School of Facebook Fame‘. This will help social enterprises and social entrepreneurs with their social media. Blurt developed thousands of followers and Jayne will explain how she did this and how you can too! More details and how to book here: The School […]

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Big Venture Challenge now live

The Big Venture Challenge supports ambitious entrepreneurs with access to business support, powerful connections and match funding to help them raise investment and deliver social impact at scale. BVC are looking for forty social ventures which are: Looking to raise investment of between £50k-500k A sustainable business with identified and proven revenue streams, routes to market and […]

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Impact Readiness Fund

Grants to help ambitious social ventures manage their performance and increase their social impact to attract social investment and win contracts. The new £1.5 million pilot fund managed by the Social Investment Business for the Cabinet Office will offer grants and support to social ventures to understand and improve their social impact and demonstrate improvements […]

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Online selling for social enterprises

Tuesday 13th January; 10am-12pm Room 410, Cookworthy Building, Plymouth University, Hampton Street, PL4 8AA Matt Young of award winning Devon based social enterprise, Cosmic, will lead a masterclass in online selling for social enterprises. The session will cover: Common e-commerce sites and how they work, e.g. Ebay, Amazon, community platforms Setting up your own system […]

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Branding social enterprises: selling better or selling out?

Friday 12th December; 10am-12pm Room 103, Mast House, Plymouth University, Sutton Harbour, PL4 0HJ Dave Meneer will lead a masterclass in branding and marketing for social enterprises. This will explore: Why branding and building strong brands is important How social enterprises and charities can build strong brands A more detailed look at several well-known social […]

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Now and When sustainability event

PSEN members, Growing Sustainable Futures, are hosting “Now and When”, an event to explore the future of sustainability education in Plymouth on behalf of the CLASP (Communities Learning About Sustainability in Plymouth) Network. It’s at Plymouth Guildhall on Thursday 4th December, 15:30 – 19:30. The event is free but please book your place here.   Tweet

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SEEDbed social enterprise incubator now open

Now open for applications, the SEEDbed incubator will provide a programme of intensive support and investment for 50 early stage innovative social ventures with high growth potential across the South West. Innovative social ventures with high growth potential are invited to apply for 50 places from November 2014 on theSEEDbed incubator which starts in March […]

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Timebank Vacancies

Timebank South West has supported six neighbourhood Timebanks in Plymouth for the last 3 years.  With a contract from Plymouth City Council until 2017 Timebank South West is moving into a new phase of development with the ambition to deliver more Neighbourhood and Organisational Timebanks in the city as well as developing a citywide Timebank […]

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