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UK Community Renewal Fund Now Open

The Community Renewal Fund (CRF) has been introduced by the UK Government for 2021/22 to support people and communities most in need across the UK. A focus for this Fund is to support innovation and new ideas, investing in pilots that … Continue reading

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iSE | Four Ways to Connect & Collaborate at Social Enterprise Drive 2021

Social Enterprise Drive 2021 is Birmingham’s biggest and best celebration of social enterprise, showcasing business for good in our city.   This year we’re bringing you opportunity to connect and collaborate, supporting you to spring back to business as we rebuild. After a … Continue reading

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iSE | Buy Social with Gifts that Make A Difference

Social enterprises are businesses that give back by using their profits to benefit people and planet.   There are around 500,000 social enterprises in the UK tackling pressing social or environmental issues – from supporting people affected by homelessness to … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise Drive 2021 | A Packed Week of Online Events (19-23 April)

This year SOCIAL ENTERPRISE DRIVE is bringing experiences of social enterprise to the people of Birmingham and the broader West Midlands, by raising awareness of business for good, and supporting businesses and residents to get involved in their Social Enterprise … Continue reading

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iSE | Social Enterprise Drive 2021 Dates Released

Social Enterprise Drive 2021 (previously City Drive) is Birmingham’s very own festival of social enterprise. This year our online, week-long programme of events raises awareness of the organisations tackling the pressing social and environmental issues of today. Social Enterprise Drive … Continue reading

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iSE | Seeking a new Chief Executive

Last year iSE’s CEO Sarah Crawley announced her plans to step down from the role she has developed so passionately for the last 21 years. However the coronavirus pandemic hit, and Sarah stayed with iSE to ensure consistency and steer. Now, … Continue reading

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