School for Social Entrepreneurs Cornwall supports individuals to set up new charities, social enterprises and social businesses across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Another year, another cohort of budding Social Entrepreneurs - Cohort 4

Cornwall students celebrate their success - Cohort 1

Fellows graduating in Cohort 2

SSE Cornwall Fellows

SSE Cornwall Fellows 2012

SSE Cornwall team and board at our Strategic Board Away Day - May 2013

Student stories

Craig Little

Craig Little

Rebuild South West

Craig is a Fellow of SSE Cornwall through the Fellowship Start-Up Programme 2012/13. Rebuild South West is a unique building company which provides essential training and work experience for ex-servicemen and women whilst also addressing the 'empty home' and 'redundant building' issue in the South West. Through Rebuild South West, Craig aims to enhance the lives and prospects of the ex-service community, homeless and displaced families and long-term unemployed tradespersons. The scheme also benefits owners of empty homes, local councils and housing authorities.

Jo Thomas

Jo Thomas

In Our Nature

Jo is a SSE Cornwall Fellow having graduated in 2013 from the Fellowship Start-Up Programme of 2012/13.

In Our Nature is a horticultural service specialising in designing and developing forest gardens and edible landscapes to provide beautiful and productive environments which are beneficial to wildlife, our nutrition and health and can help individuals, groups and businesses to reduce their carbon footprint. It provides a bespoke advisory, design and development service to enable anyone wishing to create a forest garden or edible landscape.

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    • Social Enterprise Focus event: How social enterprises can win new contracts and referrals - 22 October, Heartlands

    • Social Enterprise Focus helps social enterprises based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly improve their business capabilities by providing free business support and advice to enable social enterprises to win new contracts and receive new referrals.

      At our event on 22 October at Heartlands you can find out:
      How social enterprises can improve their chances of winning new work through the Learning Partnership and Cornwall Youth Works Partnership - How to become a supplier for the Department of Work and Pensions and local arrangements for the Jobcentre Plus Devon Cornwall and Somerset Flexible Support Fund - How the Safer Stronger Cornwall Consortium works, its aims and how get referrals from it.
      How to find out about new public and private sector tenders and how Social Enterprise Focus can help your organisation become ready to bid successfully.
      This is a Social Enterprise Focus project event jointly delivered with The Learning Partnership, Cornwall Youth Work Partnership, Safer Stronger Cornwall, Department for Work & Pensions and Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum. Its aim is to help social enterprises get the most out of their association with these organisations, learn how to gain new contracts and referrals and deliver a service that organisations really want to buy.

      Places are FREE but limited. To book email or text/call on 07725 835565

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