Short introduction

Swindon Social Enterprise Network Logo

The network exists to bring together people and organisations who share a common passion: To support the growth of social enterprise.

Company Description

The network exists to bring together a diverse group of people and organisations who share a common passion: To support the growth of social enterprise initiatives within Swindon via collaboration, and the sharing of skills, resources, knowledge & experience. What the network will aspires to offer: A vehicle for promoting social change through joined-up thinking and working via: An online searchable membership directory that will enable existing/aspiring SE’s to log their support needs, partners to log the resources they are willing to offer and ultimately the ability to match the two together. Monthly networking events with guest speakers of direct relevance to SE. Business start-up support for those wanting to know how to go about starting up an SE. Business modules: Such as funding, finance/accounting, sales & marketing, human resources, health & safety etc. Advice on the most appropriate legal entity to establish an SE. Working with the colleges and sixth forms to introduce students to the idea of SE. Interaction with organisations and community groups representing those furthest from employment. Education on such subjects as: Community funding, social investment bonds, and social outcome evaluation.