• 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

Network Partners

The Enhance Social Enterprise Network Partnership

We believe strength is in numbers, and the five networks below have teamed up under the Enhance Network banner to bring together Devon & Somerset’s Social Enterprises. The Enhance programme 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 Network Devon & Somerset has been created as part of The Heart of the South West Enhance Social Enterprise Programme is receiving funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural & Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

Local Spark Torbay

Whether you’re thinking of starting a business, just getting underway, or established and ready to grow – we’re here for you. Torbay Social Enterprise Network (TSEN) works with members of all communities across Torbay to start up and support socially useful businesses. 

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Devon Communities Together

Devon Communities Together, the community council for Devon, is a champion for its people and environment – helping communities help themselves.

Smart Communities (Somerset)

Smart Communities team is part of the Community Council for Somerset and are the delivery partners for the Enhance Social Enterprise Network in Somerset. Our vision is a more socially enterprising economy in Somerset. This means an economy that supports strong local economic activity that promotes the well-being of people and planet; one that reduces inequality and one that finds ways to restore and regenerate our natural world.

Plymouth Social Enterprise Network

Plymouth Social Enterprise Network

We work on your behalf to influence strategic conversations with the local council, private sector, and national governing bodies.

Essence (Exeter)

ESSENCE is an active peer-support network for (aspiring) social enterprises and those identifying themselves with the social enterprise sector.