The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) have, this 2019 New Year, published details of new, free learning and development courses for the leaders of the community business sector in the UK.
“Applications are open for the Community Business Trade Up Programme, run by the School for Social Entrepreneurs, in partnership with Power to Change.
This programme helps the leaders of community businesses in England. It focuses on growing income from trading, to improve impact and sustainability. It offers:
- A learning programme: 12 days spread over nine months
- A Match Trading grant of up to £10,000
- A community of people running organisations like yours
There is no cost to you at any point”.
If this learning and funding opportunity is of interest to you and your community business, you can see the guidance and application notes here.
SSE are offering taster sessions across the regions, so that you can explore the opportunity, and you can find a taster session booking form here.
This learning programme runs from June 2019 to March 2020.
The deadline to apply is 1pm on 14th February 2019. Explore all the details at SSE here.
Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme
This SSE Programme may also be of interest to our readers. You can discover the details of the learning and support on offer from the programme partners here.
- A learning programme (14 days spread over a year)
- A grant
- A supportive community
You can register your interest, and be notified when this year’s applications (2019/2020) are open on this web page at SSE…
This post first appeared on the pages of www.miningtheseem.org.uk – our SocEntEastMids, our ‘supporting community’ business in the East Midlands.