Diary of Events

Upcoming public training

All training in this series is face to face and hosted the Business and Intellectual Property (IP) Centre, The British Library, London. Clink on the eventbrite links to learn more about each session and to book your place. Read more »

A practical introduction to social impact measurement

For help and insights, join Robert for the final Benefact Group webinar of the year ‘A practical introduction to social impact measurement’ on 14 November 2023. The session will run 10:30 – 12:00. Register now. Read more »

Upcoming public access training

A Practical Introduction to Social Impact MeasurementDate and time: 7th September, 1000-1230Venue: The Business and Intellectual Property Centre, British Library, London. See eventbrite for more details and to book your place. Practical Project Management: Delivering on time and on budgetDate and time: 26th October, 1000-1230Venue: The Business and Intellectual Property Centre, British Library, London. See eventbrite for more details and to book your place. A Practical Introduction to Social Enterprise and other ethical businessesDate and time: 16th November, 1000-1300Venue: The Business and Intellectual Property Centre, British Library, London. See eventbrite for more details and to book your place. Read more »

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Latest News

January funding update

Welcome back. We hope you had a pleasant and restful Christmas and New Year. To help you start 2024 on the front foot here are some new and interesting funding oportunities. Cash for Kids is supporting children and young people through the cost-of-living crisis, with £1.6 million available to support 32,200 children across the UK. Learn more. The Jerwood Foundation supports excellence and emerging talent in the arts in the UK. Support is available for organisations with a focus on making art available for public benefit and working with their Collection.Learn more. The Morrisons Foundation supports registered charities that make Read more »

Red Ochre contributes to social enterprise support in Lebanon

Uday Thakkar worked with Juliet Cornford (Social Enterprise Consultant) and Mark Richardson (Social Impact Consulting) to create a suite of 6 Toolkits for Social Enterprise Support Organisations in Lebanon. Read more »

Upcoming public training

All training in this series is face to face and hosted the Business and Intellectual Property (IP) Centre, The British Library, London. Clink on the eventbrite links to learn more about each session and to book your place. Read more »

A practical introduction to social impact measurement

For help and insights, join Robert for the final Benefact Group webinar of the year ‘A practical introduction to social impact measurement’ on 14 November 2023. The session will run 10:30 – 12:00. Register now. Read more »

Plunkett Foundation Funding

The Plunkett Foundation have funding to offer free business support, advice, and in some cases grants for groups investigating the idea of running a community-owned business from a church or chapel. Sign up for the webinar next month (12th September) to learn more. Read more »

Funding update

Growth Impact Fund Big Issue Invest, UnLtd and Shift partnered to create a £25M fund designed to address the structural barriers that diverse social enterprises face, focusing on diverse-led social enterprises tackling inequality in the UK. We are particularly interested in organisations based outside of London or disabled-led. If you think you know of an organisation who may be interested please forward this email on and ask them to make an application. Find out about the Growth Impact Fund apply here or register your interest by contacting us by email. Big Energy Saving Loans We’re offering loan finance between £20,000 to Read more »

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