Social Entrepreneurs Start Up Bristol

A fully-funded seven day course to improve your social enterprise.

We support people like you, with practical courses that equip business leaders with the skills and networks needed to create lasting change. On our Social Entrepreneurs Start Up Bristol 2018 programme you’ll learn in a stimulating, practical, action learning environment. Our business experts and and successful social entrepreneurs will share their expertise with you and help you to develop your own action plans. One of the most valuable aspects of the course will be your action learning set. You’ll be working with a small group of like-minded individuals and an experienced facilitator.

What you’ll learn from this course

With our unique approach and practical action learning focus you’ll learn how to:

  • Set your values, vision and mission
  • Boost your income streams
  • Identify your customers
  • Plan your business, costing and pricing
  • Start measuring your social impact

Programme Dates

  • 12th November 2018
  • 13th November 2018
  • 5th December 2018
  • 13th January 2019
  • 13th February 2019
  • 13th March 2019
  • 14th March 2019 Progression Day

Who should attend

This course is right for you if your project is in the planning stages but ready to start, or has been actively trading for less than 2 years. You may not yet have a project income, or your income is less than £15,000 a year. We welcome people from all backgrounds, including long-term unemployed, ex-offenders, and people with disabilities.


The course will be run in Bristol.


This course is fully-funded and free for participants to attend.

How to apply

The deadline for applications is Sunday 21st October 2018

Download the application form here

If you have more questions about the programme, please read the FAQs here. If you would like a friendly, informal chat about the course, please call 01803 847 066 or email Alison Belshaw at

Please send your completed application form to