Author Archives: elizabeth

ESF | Open Calls and Brexit Update

With all of the current political excitement over Brexit you will be please to know that the ESF remains subject to HM Treasury Guarantee and as such programmes will run until the end of 2023. There are four “Live” calls … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

iSE | Built Environment Supplier Opportunities

iSE adviser Tim Landreth has been beavering away finding opportunities for social enterprises to work on some of the major projects in the region. To support you in accessing these opportunities, iSE is holding a series of workshops to help with … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

DSEQ | Exploring Digbeth’s Social Enterprises

Social enterprise tourism is a great way to showcase Birmingham the social enterprise city to the world. This month we’ve hosted two groups of visitors to the Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter (DSEQ) in Birmingham, both looking to understand more about … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

iSE | What is Social Investment?

Are you looking to grow your social enterprise, trading charity or community business? Find out how social investment could be just the thing… As a business development organisation, we are often asked what grant funding is out there for business growth, be … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

DSEQ | Spotlight on Digbeth Social Enterprises

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to create two new resources through our HS2 funded project, Connect:Digbeth.  We’re hoping to raise the profile of the social enterprise meeting spaces, rooms and work spaces in Digbeth through our Digbeth Venues brochure so that … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

iSE | Starting a Social Enterprise: A Case study

We wanted to know what motivates people to make the decision to start a social enterprise, and who better to ask than the graduates of our recent FUSE start-up programme?   Over to Helen Juffs of exciting new-start Featherfoot, who … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment