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What is Social Entrepreneurship?

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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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2011年7月8日 星期五,RISE <admin@rise-sw.co.uk> 寫道﹕

寄件人: RISE <admin@rise-sw.co.uk>
主題: rise newsletter
收件人: incubator.hou@gmail.com
日期: 2011年7月8日,星期五,上午1:42

Newsletter

Jul 07, 2011
Issue 108

Welcome to our July newsletter with the exciting news of a brand new rise

rise is launching a fantastic new look with the launch of our interactive and informative new website at www.riseforsocent.org.uk. You will get even more news and all the latest on what’s hot, together with stimulating opportunities for social enterprises. Coming soon is an exciting membership offer which will increase trading between social enterprises and bring amazing value to members of rise. Watch out for the next new style newsletter!

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Other news includes:

• Board appointed for Heart of the South West Partnership
• Leadership in Social Enterprise Summer School 19th & 20th July 2011
• ‘Breaking the Cycle’ – rise facilitates engagement between social enterprises and NOMS
• UK first as social enterprise directory aims to boost sector’s ability to trade
• Zebra Collective join Global Xchange

If you are based in Plymouth or Torbay and interested social enterprise, don’t miss the free series of events and advice clinics from Business Link. Find out more.

Find a full events listing at the bottom of this e-bulletin.

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:

Leadership in Social Enterprise Summer School 19th & 20th July 2011

The Summer School for Leadership in Social Enterprise is an exciting opportunity to innovate your business, be inspired and become better connected. Experience a taste of learning from Cosmic’s accredited leadership programme and leave with insights from local experts and some of the world’s leading businesses.

The two-day event will be hosted in the inspirational environment of the University of Plymouth and will include keynote speakers, workshops and clinics.
Read More…

A right royal win for Devon dementia project in Jubilee Lottery Funding Contest

Social Enterprise Mark holders Age UK Devon, Honiton Memory Café and Dr Ruth Darvill have brought the People’s Millions to East Devon after the public voted them winners of a £43,579 Big Lottery Fund grant in a special competition to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
Read More…

Big Society Guy’s epic charity ride – via number 10!

Guy Eatherington

Social Enterprise Manager Guy Eatherington is gearing up to cycle the length of Britain in support of the Big Society, and he is hoping to recruit the Prime Minister to lend his support along the way.

Guy’s ambition, when he sets off from John O`Groats on July 29th, will be to cycle 125 miles a day, completing his solo marathon ride all the way to Lands End, weather permitting, in 8 days.
Read More…

Zebra Collective join Global Xchange

The Zebra Collective has joined Global Xchange to run an international youth exchange in Plymouth. It is the first time that Global Xchange has collaborated with a worker co-operative in the UK.
Read More…

Two very special Anniversaries in Somerset

This summer two Somerset charities are celebrating their anniversaries by collaborating together to host some special events to mark almost 60 years of working with children and young people.
Read More…

UK first as social enterprise directory aims to boost sector’s ability to trade

BuyseThe UK’s first ever national directory for social enterprises is now officially live and promising to help the sector take advantage of the growing desire to use its services.

With the offer of free directory listings until July 10th 2011, www.buyse.co.uk will make it easier than ever for customers to buy from and trade with businesses that exist to make a difference to communities and the environment.
Read More…

Barbados office planned for social enterprise

Harris & Harris

A unique Birmingham social enterprise is planning to open a Caribbean office after joining a recent UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) Mission to Barbados to promote entrepreneurship on the island.
Read More…

Board appointed for Heart of the South West Partnership

The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership has formally agreed its board of directors.

After an extensive recruitment exercise, eight representatives from the private sector have been appointed, joining the other members to form the Partnership Board.
Read More…

Silva is proud sponsor of social enterprise award

Silva Social Enterprises, the social enterprise branch of Selwood Housing, is proud to announce that it is  sponsoring the social enterprise award in the Wiltshire Voluntary and Community Awards 2011. This will be given to a social enterprise from the county which has demonstrated a positive impact on the local community and its people, as well as being financially sustainable and supporting
Read More…

‘Breaking the Cycle’ – rise facilitates engagement between social enterprises and NOMS

rise, in conjunction with the National Offender Management Servce ran an event in Bristol for all social enterprises in the region interested in finding out more about the National Offender Management Services (NOMS) and working with those at risk of offending/re-offending.
Read More…

Time to celebrate: Social Enterprise Qualification recognises young people’s achievments

Young people are bursting with great business ideas and this summer they’re getting to show them off, inviting the public to a one day market at Devonport Guildhall as part of the Real Ideas Organisation’s (RIO’s) Social Enterprise Qualification (SEQ).
Read More…

Upcoming Events:

Event Date: Jul 12, 2011

SW – Advising VCS Groups on Funding Issues

Location – Calne, Wiltshire

A 4 day OCN accredited training course for Funding Advisers: 12th & 13th July + 13th & 14th September.

This 4-day programme provides a unique opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification in giving funding advice. The Level 3 award is aimed at existing funding advice workers from voluntary/statutory organisations, umbrella agency workers, community development workers, external funding officers and all others who give funding advice to voluntary/community groups. The Level 2 award is aimed at workers who would benefit from an understanding of the role and who may signpost groups to providers of funding advice as part of their role.
Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 13, 2011

Torbay/Plymouth – One-to-One Advice Clinic

Location – Torbay

This FREE clinic will put you face-to-face with a specialist social enterprise business adviser to help unleash the growth potential of your organisation.

One-hour appointments are available between 09.00 and 16.00

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 14, 2011

SW – Reshaping, Arts Council England event

Location – Swindon

Reshaping work will complement other initiatives of a similar nature being undertaken by other organisations including local authorities. These are intended as temporary resources which will be taken up, used, adapted and disseminated by other organisations. The work has been undertaken by West Mead Creative in partnership with Mission Models Money, The South West Forum and i-DAT Plymouth.
For further information or to book a place at one of the events please email Catriona Hunter.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 14, 2011

SW – Devonport Guildhall Marketplace!

Location – Plymouth

This event marks the end of a successful pilot where schools and youth groups across the UK, as well as in China and Uganda have been supporting young people to set up their own social/micro enterprises.

All products and services on sale are social enterprises (all profits go towards changing social or environmental issues)

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 14, 2011

Torbay/Plymouth – Starting in Social Enterprise – a Practical Approach

Location – Torbay

Already got an idea for a social enterprise? This FREE workshop will help you produce an action plan to get your project up and running.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 15, 2011

SW – Making Local Food Work – half day workshop

Location – Exeter

The Plunkett Foundation is running a wide ranging programme called Making Local Food Work and as part of the programme they have commissioned The Guild and Middlesex University to develop a tool to help local and community food projects to measure the impact of their work. The Guild will be hosting a half day workshop for food projects (whether or not you are currently measuring impact) to test the tool, and to help you think about how you can best tell the story of what you do, to people in your community and the wider world.

To reserve your place please contact Ann Nicholls.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 19, 2011

SW – Project Management – the basics

Location – Taunton

• The principles and practice of good project management
• The role of project manager
• Why some projects fail & how to avoid the pitfalls
• Getting the best from your team & other stakeholders
• Analysing project tasks & developing accurate project schedules
• Action planning & sources of further support

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 19, 2011

SW – Developing & Sustaining a Social Enterprise

Location – Taunton

• The importance of good leadership & Board governance
• Improving & maintaining organisational performance
• Developing operational policies
• The importance of partnerships & collaboration
• Quality assurance
• Action planning & sources of further support

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 19 – Jul 20, 2011

SW – Social Enterprise Leadership Summer School

Location – Plymouth, Devon

Following the huge success of last years Social Enterprise Leadership Summer School, Cosmic are delighted to invite South West social enterprises, both established and emerging, to the 2011 Social Enterprise Summer School to be hosted by University of Plymouth Business School.
Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 19, 2011

Torbay/Plymouth – Introducing Social Enterprise

Location – Torbay

This FREE workshop is your chance to find out more about Social Enterprise, what it means and whether it could be right for you.

Find out more.

Event Date: Jul 19, 2011

Torbay/Plymouth – Governance and Legal Structures

Location – Plymouth

Confused about CICs, Co-ops and Charities? Worried about the board working well? This FREE workshop will help you choose the right structures and people to give your social enterprise a solid foundation.

Find out more.

Event Date: Aug 03, 2011

Torbay/Plymouth – One-to-One Advice Clinic

Location – Plymouth

This FREE clinic will put you face-to-face with a specialist social enterprise business adviser to help unleash the growth potential of your organisation.

One-hour appointments are available between 09.00 and 16.00

Find out more.

Event Date: Aug 10, 2011

Torbay/Plymouth – One-to-One Advice Clinic

Location – Torbay

This FREE clinic will put you face-to-face with a specialist social enterprise business adviser to help unleash the growth potential of your organisation.

One-hour appointments are available between 09.00 and 16.00

Find out more.

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