The region we cover is diverse. It includes some of the most deprived areas in the UK sitting alongside affluent cities, such as Newcastle and Leeds. SSE prides itself in reaching out to individuals in all these areas that want to create social change. We have a thriving network of social entrepreneurs, who are a strong source of support for each other and for our team in Yorkshire & North East.
Chatting With Fellows series:
Sue explores the impact from the Covid-19 pandemic amongst our fellows and how they are adapting in response.
More about our programmes:
Start Up Boost
A short course delivered over two interactive and highly practical online sessions that will give your enterprise – or even just the germ of an idea – direction and clear sight on how to grow and flourish.
Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme
Whether you are looking to get started on a new idea or want to grow an established organisation, this programme can help. Offering a fully funded year of learning, a mentor and a grant to help you grow your project, this programme will help you develop as a leader and obtain the skills needed to take your organisation to the next stage.
Get inspired! Meet the latest cohort graduating from the programme:
Learn how these 10 social entrepreneurs are helping people build financial resilience. They're taking part in SSE's new Changemakers Programme in partnership with Royal London
Here we take a look at their different approaches and how their projects have progressed despite a challenging landscape. Read on to be inspired by how these four SSE fellows are using the Fellows Future Fund to tackle issues ranging from diversity in Lambeth to energy access in Sierra Leone.
In its fifth and final year, Community Business Trade Up in partnership with Power to Change, has been transformative for nearly 300 community businesses. Meet the new cohort!