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Dissertations for Good

Dissertations for Good  is a new NUS initiative that connects students to organisations external to their further/higher education institution, so that they can complete research projects into sustainability together. The idea was born in 2011 when Kim Croasdale was trying to create a dissertation project that was meaningful and useful to the world outside academia. […]

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Social Enterprise City drinks reception October 2013

A fantastic, inspiring evening was had by all who attended the drinks reception, celebrating Plymouth’s Social Enterprise City status. Thank you to speakers Clive Hirst – SEUK, Chris Penberthy – Plymouth City Council, Judith Reynolds – Plymouth University, Kate Smith and Laura Walker – Memory Matters SW CIC and Ed Whitelaw – Real Ideas Organisation. Speical thanks […]

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Have your say on the future of Social Investment Tax Relief

The government has opened a consultation inviting comments on the introduction of social investment tax relief.  This is being run jointly between HM Treasury and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (CIC Regulator) and will be open from 6 June 2013 to 6 September 2013.  The attached provides further details: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/205414/consultation_on_social_investment.pdf In support of […]

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Transform a local community building

From 2 July to 30 August the SIB group will be accepting Expressions of Interest for the capital element of the Community Assets and Services Grants. For more information on the project see here – you’ll need to meet one of the themes for the year but there are also smaller grants available throughout the year to […]

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Measuring Social Impact – October 2013

With the Social Value Act now law, the growing importance for tangible evidence regarding social and environmental value is now a bigger issue than ever before, not just for organisations outwardly seeking to affect change in society but for any organisation or individual who wishes to be accountable for their work. Plymouth 03 & 04 […]

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Be part of a Pioneering Enterprise Programme with Tinder-Box

Third Sector Teams Up with Commercial Leaders to Create a Win-Win Partnership  Business coaching consultants at Tinder-Box are searching for charities or social enterprises facing a specific business challenge to take part in Tinder-Box’s pioneering Enterprise programme. This partnership scheme brings business leaders and third sector organizations together to share skills and experience to solve […]

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