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Santander 2013 Social Enterprise Development Awards

Santander’s Social Enterprise Development Awards opened on 3rd June with an increased number of prizes available this year for social enterprises in the South West of England seeking a financial boost to help them expand. The scheme offers social enterprises based in the South West the opportunity to win funding and business support to help […]

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The Top 10 Funding Application Errors

With competition for funding at its fiercest for years, it is important that charities make their applications stand out – and not for the wrong reasons. The Directory of Social Change estimates that ineligible applications made to the largest trusts in 2010 equated to seven years of wasted effort. This pointless exertion seems not to have lessened […]

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Venture – Show Me The Money – Event 18th July 9.30am-1pm

Venture is a new business support programme aimed at strengthening the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in Plymouth. The programme aims to help organizations become more enterprising, less reliant on grants and more sustainable. ‘Show me the money’ will explore different options for finance and funding to help you develop your community business. We […]

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Lloyds Banking Group and The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE)

Over the next 5 years the Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneur Scheme, launched in April 2012, will support 500 social entrepreneurs, helping them to establish and develop their social and community enterprises. 100 of these social entrepreneurs each year will receive assistance from SSE through its innovative learning programmes and a grant ranging from £4,000 […]

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