31 January 2022

Are you looking to start up a project for good, or accelerate the impact of your social enterprise, charity or community business? Are you based in Somerset, Devon, Bath or North East Somerset?

Applications are open for the School for Social Entrepreneurs’ four-month intensive entrepreneurship programmes for start-up or more established social enterprises.  You get practical learning, a grant up to £15,000, coaching and a supportive network.  It’s free and it’s mostly online between February and June 2022.

Find out more and book a place at an online information event:


It’s part of an exciting entrepreneurship support programme, led by SSE across South West England, funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund, in partnership with Somerset County Council, Devon County Council and the West of England Combined Authority.

Learn more and apply before 1pm on 17th February.


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The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to build community resilience and prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business,

and supporting people into employment.  For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-community-renewal-fund- prospectus

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