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About the network

Supporting social enterprises across the south west.

The Enhance programme has been created to support social enterprise network development across Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset. It will create strong social enterprise networks help develop a healthy ecosystem for social enterprise growth and development. We want to ensure that all social enterprise networks across Devon and Somerset flourish. This helps achieve a better economy for us all

Enhance Social Enterprise

What is a social enterprise?

Social enterprises are businesses that are changing the world for the better. Like traditional businesses they aim to make a profit but it’s what they do with their profits that sets them apart – reinvesting or donating them to create positive social change.

Social enterprises are in our communities and on our high streets – from coffee shops and cinemas, to pubs and leisure centres, banks and bus companies. Famous examples include Big Issue, Divine Chocolate and the Eden Project.

What are we doing

We are developing an online database with a map and directory showing the array of goods and services available locally from social enterprises across Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset. Sixteen local events will be produced to support the social enterprise sector to strengthen financial planning, develop and launch products, secure new business and investigate digital solutions for future growth.

Enhance Social Enterprise

Join the Enhance Network

Register as a social enterprise and be part of THE movement for bringing together Social Enterprises in the south west of England.

Join Enhance Social Enterprise

Get your business listed

By joining the Enhance Social Enterprise Network, you’ll have the opporunity to manage your own listing, take advantage of free advertising to other social enterprises and find one to do business with.

Enhance Social Enterprise Events

Take part in events

The Enhance Network partners across Devon & Somerset regularly host events tailored to supporting Social Enterprises. Take a look at what’s on offer, or contact your local partber if you think you have an idea for an event – we want to shape them to what YOU want as a social enterprise!