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“When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” George Washington Carver

What is Social Entrepreneurship?

Statement of Faith
You can find other “Market with Meaning” but you definitely want to see “Profit with Purpose”.
I personally “Believe in Kingdom Transformation” because I know there is only ONE “Life for Significant”.

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寄件人: RISE <admin@rise-sw.co.uk>
主題: RISE June newsletter
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日期: 2010年6月16日,星期三,上午12:21

Newsletter

Jun 15, 2010
Issue 86

Read this jam packed June edition of social enterprise news including…

• Don’t miss the opportunity to meet and network with Social Enterprise Ambassadors and other like-minded people at the very first South West Summer School dedicated to social enterprises. Find Further details here: Social Enterprise Leadership: Summer School 7-9 July 2010
• A warm welcome to Julie Harris, the new acting Chief Executive for RISE
• Social enterprise boost by CEU in Exeter’s trial scheme
• Job vacancies in the region
• Community and Social Enterprise RDPE fund – support service
• See the Social Enterprise Mark on the front cover of every copy of The Big Issue!

Don’t miss news as it breaks – subscribe to our RSS newsfeed to stay up-to-date. We hope you find this update interesting and varied but not too long. We welcome any feedback, so if you have any news or comments, please let us know.

Latest News:

Book now for the SW Social Enterprise Summer School

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to meet Social Enterprise Ambassadors, as well as the Chief Executive (Peter Holbrook) and the Chair (Claire Dove) of the Social Enterprise Coalition. Only a few places remain, so book now!
Read More…

Job vacancy at UnLtd

UnLtd logoDevelopment Manager
Home working with frequent travel around the South West region. You will be required to visit London once a month.
18 hours per week
£26,367-£28,395 pro rata + pension contribution
Contract to 29 July 2011
Closing date: 22/06/2010 at 9am
Interviews: Interviews will be held in Bristol on 28/06/10
Read More…

Full steam ahead for RISE and the Social Enterprise Mark Company

Exeter-based RISE has a new Chief Executive to lead it into the future.

RISE, the voice for South West social enterprises, is pleased to announce that Julie Harris will act as Chief Executive for RISE in the coming year. This follows the decision by the national Social Enterprise Mark Company to appoint Lucy Findlay as its full-time Managing Director and to progress strongly with the ambitions for the Mark.
Read More…

Health and Social Care Conference – implications for the third sector after the election

Featuring a keynote speech from Andrew Lansley CBE MP, this conference aimed at CEOs, Trustees and Senior Managers from organisations with an interest or dealings in health and social care provides an insight into new H&SC policies, and how they will impact on the sector following the general election, so delegates can prepare their organisation accordingly.
Read More…

UWE Graduate Internship – £1400 salary contribution available to businesses

UWE Bristol has been awarded significant funds to help businesses employ graduate interns under a new government initiative. The programme is focused on small companies (less than 50 employees) and any sized business in certain key sectors of the economy.
Read More…

Calling all Devon’s voluntary organisations and community groups

The Devon Consortium is conducting a survey called the “Third Sector Baseline Survey”. The more groups who fill it in, the more powerful it will be. It will only take a few minutes of your time. The results will help Devon’s VCS be more influential. It will make the case for the support local groups need.

The closing date for the survey is 30th June.
Read More…

Winners of the first ever RBS SE100 Index announced

SE100 logo
Mow & Grow, FRC Group and Create CIC pick up prizes

London, 10 June 2010 – Last night a special celebration was held at the Garden Museum in London to announce winners of the first RBS SE1001 Awards and to launch the RBS SE100 Data Report, which reveals the first year of results from the first ever index tracking the growth of social businesses in the UK.
Read More…

Help research by participating in an Entrepreneurial Psychology study

Plymouth University student Jennifer Camaradou is undertaking a research project on the psychology of entrepreneurship and needs participants for the study, which will investigate thoughts on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial behaviour. The rationale of Jennifer’s study is to better understand the psychological aspects of the process of becoming entrepreneurial in relation to the self, identification of opportunities and perceptions of personality characteristics.
Read More…

Job Vacancy at CEMVO

Project Officer (SW Region)
Salary Circa £27,000 – Fixed Term Contract to 31 March 2011 – 37.5 hours per week
Reference: SE/SW
Closing Date: Monday 5th July 2010, 12pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 21st July 2010 (Bristol)
Read More…

Could this be the year that a South West neighbourhood, village, town or city is named the most enterprising place in the UK?

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER
The South West is looking again for the best examples of enterprise from the region in the form of the Enterprising Britain competition. All it takes to enter is around 3,000 words on an electronic application form submitted to Enterprise UK by Monday the 21st June 2010.
Read More…

Social enterprise boost by CEU in Exeter’s trial scheme

CEU Ltd logoThanks to a joint initiative by Exeter City Council and CEU Ltd, it has never been easier for anybody planning, launching, or growing a social enterprise in Exeter to gain necessary help. A new 12 month pilot project is to be established by a local organisation to encourage the social economy to flourish in the city
Read More…

£1,000 up for grabs for local community sport and play projects at a “Dragons Den” style event

Teign Valley Community Hall in Christow will be hosting a Dragons Den style event on Thursday 1st July 2010 where young people can pitch their ideas to a panel who will award the winning idea up to £1,000.
Read More…

Job Vacancy at the Community Council for Somerset

Community Involvement Officer.
Part time – 28 hours per week £24,646 per annum pro rata.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Thursday 17th June, 2010.
Interviews: Wednesday, 23rd June 2010.
Read More…

The Big Issue Awarded the Social Enterprise Mark

The Big Issue
The Big Issue has been awarded the Social Enterprise Mark and has begun displaying it on the magazine’s front cover. One of the most high-profile social enterprises to be awarded the Mark so far, The Big Issue joins over 160 other businesses including The Eden Project, Hill Holt Wood, GLL and HCT Group, in promoting the Mark to clearly display to their customers that they are working for people and planet.

Recognising the role of the Mark in endorsing The Big Issue’s social enterprise principles and increasing awareness of social enterprise among consumers, John Bird was behind the Mark from day one and announced his intention to apply for the Mark at its launch in February.
Read More…

Real Growers Invites Visitors to Get a Taste for Growing – Open Day, 19 June

Real Growers
Real Growers, an exciting training programme which offers local people the opportunity to learn new skills in food production and sustainable living, will be holding an Open Day on Saturday 19 June at their food production site at Plan-it Earth in Sancreed, near Penzance.

The local community is invited to head up to the site and take a look around, find out what Real Growers is all about and even sample and buy some of the produce and plants grown by the Real Growers trainees.
Read More…

Community and Social Enterprise RDPE fund – support service

There is a new regional facilitation service provided by the seven Rural Community Councils in the South West – to help Social Enterprises to make a strong case for investment from the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).

Please note this fund is for services delivered in RURAL areas / settlements only.
Read More…

Upcoming Events:

Event Date: Jun 18, 2010

SW – FREE – informal one-to-one advice clinics for social enterprises

Location – Bridgwater

If you are a social enterprise or established community organisation and need good advice to develop your ideas further, here is an opportunity for a one-to-one chat with a qualified business advisor.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jun 23, 2010

SW – FREE – informal one-to-one advice clinics for social enterprises

Location – Honiton

If you are a social enterprise or established community organisation and need good advice to develop your ideas further, here is an opportunity for a one-to-one chat with a qualified business advisor.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jun 25, 2010

SW – Community Shops Network Meeting

Location – Plymouth

The Community Shops Network Meeting is the first gathering of community-owned shops following the establishment of the online Community Shops Network www.plunkett.uk.net.

The event will bring together community-owned shops and all those involved in community retailing to share ideas, create links and set out a new agenda for the future of community retailing in the UK.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jun 25 – Jun 27, 2010

SW – Co‑operatives 2010

Location – Plymouth

Co‑operatives 2010 is the UK’s biggest and most influential gathering of co‑operatives and the event will be held in Plymouth, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Co-operation in the city!

Find out more.

Event Date: Jun 29, 2010

SW – FREE – informal one-to-one advice clinics for social enterprises

Location – Bournemouth

If you are a social enterprise or established community organisation and need good advice to develop your ideas further, here is an opportunity for a one-to-one chat with a qualified business advisor.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 01, 2010

SW – DPFA Conference and AGM Inspiration for developing sport, and play in your community

Location – Teign Valley Community Hall (Christow)

• Who should attend:

Voluntary organisation Town/Parish councils, young people and sport /play professionals who want to support rural communities develop
their recreation legacies.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 01 – Jul 02, 2010

Other – Social Firms UK annual conference 2010

Location – Cambridge

This year’s conference, ‘Harnessing the power of business to change lives’ will be taking place in Fitzwilliam College at Cambridge University, 1-2 July 2010 and will be co-hosted with Social Firms Europe CEFEC.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 06, 2010

Other – Culture Euro seminar

Location – UCL (Tottenham Court Rd), London

Learn how to access over €400million of Cultural funding.

EUCLID is again running a series of informative and fun regional Culture Euro seminars to help UK cultural organisations access some of the millions of euros available from the European Union.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 07, 2010

SW – Starting in Social Enterprise

Location –

Don’t miss this FREE half-day workshop for voluntary organisations and newly started social enterprises

The workshop is designed to help your organisation develop good management processes as you identify trading opportunities either for the first time or as an additional activity to current delivery.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 14, 2010

Other – Health and Social Care After the Election: Implications for the Third Sector

Location – London

This conference will help third sector CEOs get a clearer understanding of health and social care policy shifts following the election and the implications these will have on their organisations.

Find out more.

Would you like to join? RISE is a membership organisation and is open to anyone based in the region who is interested in the social enterprise agenda in South West England. For organisations that provide information, advice and support to social enterprises, RISE provides an enhanced level of membership, called RISE Additions. RISE Additions provides discounts and benefits, including to RISE training and Business Advice Network.

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