What
  • Art, Music and Performance
  • Business Services
  • Community Building
  • Education, Training and Employment
  • Entertainment, Events and Hospitality
  • Environment, Recycling and Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Drink
  • Health, Social and Counselling
  • Heritage
  • Housing
  • Media
  • Nurseries and Childcare
  • Other
  • Play
  • Sports
  • Transport
  • Uncategorised
Where

Events

Share it!

14th July 2021 – 1pm – 2pm

MEET UP WITH OTHER SOCIAL ENTERPRISES IN SOMERSET

A great chance to meet like-minded people and share ideas, successes and challenges.

Take the floor with Open Mic Spotlight: two members will be offered a 5-10 minute space to inspire others about their organisation or more widely about issues around social enterprise or challenges they face. Let us know your ideas when you book your place.

This is a FREE online event for social enterprises in Somerset.

Booking: Registration is needed. The Zoom link will be sent to you after booking.

Fund it!

21st July 2021 – 10am - 11am

With competition for funds at a high level, this an unmissable opportunity to meet the funder.

Liz Rabone, the National Lottery Community Fund’s key Funding Officer for Somerset is keen to meet the Somerset Social Enterprise Network’s members and other social enterprises and trading charities.

Hear about the:

  • Priorities of the Funder (tips for the best things to include to get your bid noticed)
  • Explore the different funding programmes & their application process
  •  Understand the funding options available for CIC, CIO & other trading charities / organisations

This is a FREE online event for social enterprises in Somerset.

Booking: Registration is needed. The Zoom link will be sent to you after booking.

Share it!

14th September 2021 – 7pm – 8pm

MEET UP WITH OTHER SOCIAL ENTERPRISES IN SOMERSET

A great chance to meet like-minded people and share ideas, successes and challenges.

Take the floor with Open Mic Spotlight: two members will be offered a 5-10 minute space to inspire others about their organisation or more widely about issues around social enterprise or challenges they face. Let us know your ideas when you book your place.

This is a FREE online event for social enterprises in Somerset.

Booking: Registration is needed. The Zoom link will be sent to you after booking.

Start it!

22nd Sept 2021 - 10.30pm - 12pm

Great ideas lie behind every great social enterprise.
Nurturing and supporting social entrepreneurs at the ideas stage is critical. Gareth Hart of Iridescent Ideas will look at the process of setting up a CIC and guide you through:

• What even is a social enterprise?!
• Business planning
• Setting the vision and mission for your business

• Marketing and market research
• Setting up the right legal structure for your venture looking at Community Interest Companies, Charities, Companies and more.

This is a FREE online event for social enterprises in Somerset.

Booking: Registration is needed. The Zoom link will be sent to you after booking.

Resource It!

7th October 2021 - 11am - 12.30pm

JOIN THE EXPERTS FROM SPARK SOMERSET TO HELP YOU ATTRACT, MOTIVATE AND RETAIN VOLUNTEERS IN YOUR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

Charlotte Jones, an expert in volunteer recruitment, management and retention from Spark Somerset will share her extensive experience to help your social enterprise flourish.

Gain a deeper understanding of:

  • – Benefits and potential pitfalls of engaging volunteers in your organisation
  • – The ‘volunteer journey’ and people’s motivations for volunteering
  • – Why volunteers are not a ‘free’ resource
  • – Hints and tips to attract, motivate and retain volunteers
  • – Growing diversity and removing barriers
  • – Keeping safe and managing risk

This is a FREE online event for social enterprises in Somerset.

Booking: Registration is needed. The Zoom link will be sent to you after booking.

Share it!

14th October 2021 – 1pm – 2pm

MEET UP WITH OTHER SOCIAL ENTERPRISES IN SOMERSET

A great chance to meet like-minded people and share ideas, successes and challenges.

Take the floor with Open Mic Spotlight: two members will be offered a 5-10 minute space to inspire others about their organisation or more widely about issues around social enterprise or challenges they face. Let us know your ideas when you book your place.

This is a FREE online event for social enterprises in Somerset.

Booking: Registration is needed. The Zoom link will be sent to you after booking.