Programmes

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Programmes

SSE programmes are for people starting up or scaling projects that make a positive difference. You’ll be supported for up to a year.

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  • Business for Good Growth and Resilience Programme

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Socially minded or democratically owned businesses based in West Yorkshire.

    In a nutshell: The programme will support alternative businesses to grow their impact with particular emphasis towards those creating and safeguarding jobs.

  • Government Contract Wins

    Delivered in: Online for people living in a variety of locations across England

    Who it's for: Charities and social enterprises located in and delivering activities in England with turnover between £250,000 to £10 million wanting to improve their success at bidding for public sector contracts.

    In a nutshell: Four half-day workshops over six months in a cohort, covering opportunity mapping, bid writing, pitching and social value reporting.

  • Bristol and West of England Social Enterprise Support

    Delivered in: Bristol

  • Socially Trading Organisations Maturing Markets Trade Up Programme

    Delivered in: Liverpool

  • London Health Accelerator for Social Enterprise

    Delivered in: London

    Who it's for: Senior leaders working in or seeking to work in London’s health and life sciences sector

    In a nutshell: This 10-week intensive programme equips participants with the necessary skills, mentorship, knowledge and connections to grow and scale their social enterprise while tackling health inequities in underserved communities

  • West Midlands Social Economy Business Growth Support programme

    Delivered in: West Midlands

  • Black Social Entrepreneurs Start Up (Scotland)

    Delivered in: Online, Scotland

    Who it's for: Black social entrepreneurs in Scotland

    In a nutshell: Start Up and pre-start up level programme for Black social entrepreneurs in Scotland. Includes 1:1 mentoring support with our partners PwC, Virtual Action Learning sets and access to a thriving community of other Black social entrepreneurs.

  • Trading for Good: Community Business

    Delivered in: Birmingham, London, Manchester

    Who it's for: Anyone in England with a new project or existing project with under £100k income.

    In a nutshell: Funded programme for people who want to improve their community.

  • Trading for Good

    Delivered in: A mix of online and offline, Birmingham, London, Manchester

    Who it's for: People developing or growing community businesses and social enterprises in England with a income of under £100k

    In a nutshell: Gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to develop and grow projects that tackle social and environmental challenges.

  • Trading for Good: Social Enterprise Start Up

    Delivered in: A mix of online and offline, London, Manchester

    Who it's for: Anyone in England with a new project or developing project with under £20k income.

    In a nutshell: Funded programme for people who want to improve our world.

  • Trading for Good: Social Enterprise Trade Up

    Delivered in: A mix of online and offline, London

    Who it's for: Anyone in England with a new project or existing project with between £20k and £100k income.

    In a nutshell: Funded programme for people who want to improve our world.

  • Go! London Young Entrepreneurs Start Up Programme

    Delivered in: London

    Who it's for: Londoners aged 16-24 who are eager to kickstart or grow a sports-related business with a purpose

    In a nutshell: The Go! London Young Entrepreneurs Start Up Programme will give young entrepreneurs the best possible chance of success, through access to support, learning and funding.