Workshop Dates: Social Enterprises – Are You Ready For Business?

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  • November 21, 2013

Are you struggling to generate income for your organisation?

Know you need to be more business minded but don’t know where to start?

Could Social enterprise be the answer?

Community Foundation for Calderdale are currently offering The Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy programme: designed to stimulate and support the growth of social enterprise in the Region and promote a strong, local economy.

The programme has been created by the Community Foundations in Leeds, Calderdale and South Yorkshire, in partnership with ERDF and Key Fund. To find out about grants available please click here 

You may also be interested in the free workshops being offered by www.seeahead.co.uk in Calderdale from December 12th please see details below:
Social Enterprises – Are You Ready For Business?
CALDERDALE 

Date: 12 December 2013
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Brighouse:  Brighouse Methodist Church, Commercial Street, Brighouse, HD6 1AQ

A 3 hour interactive workshop sponsored by Barclays and delivered by SEE Ahead. Are you struggling to generate income for your organisation? Know you need to be more business minded but don’t know where to start? This workshop gives you an insight into the things you need to know and do. On the workshop we will cover a range of areas including: Writing a good business plan and covering all bases Sourcing finance & finding the right banking solution. How to price your products and services Managing cash flow and seasonal trends Marketing your product or service.
Bookings: email: sectorsupport@nbforum.org.uk

Business Planning for Social Enterprises:
CALDERDALE
Date: 9 January 2014
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Cost: Free
Venue: TODMORDEN: The Old Library, 1 Parkside Road, Cornholme, TODMORDEN, OL14 8QA

This workshop provides an introduction to business planning for social enterprises. It will cover all the key components of a social enterprise business plan and will get you into a position to apply for finance for your organisation.
Bookings: email: sectorsupport@nbforum.org.uk

Consortia Working – an introduction:
CALDERDALE
Date: 14 January 2014
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Cost: Free
Venue: St. Michaels C Of E Church, Church Street, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge,HX7 5DS

Consortia working represents a serious opportunity for social enterprises to win new business by working together. This workshop looks at types of collaboration; advantages and disadvantages; and how to explore ways of winning new business by working together. At the end of the workshop you will have all the information you need to decide your next steps.
Bookings: email:  sectorsupport@nbforum.org.uk

Social Enterprise: what’s it all about?.
 CALDERDALE
Date: 23 January 2014
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Cost: Free
Venue: ELLAND: Cartwheel Club, Huddersfield Road, Elland, West Yorkshire, HX5 9DW

This information and advice session is an introduction to the concept of social enterprise and an overview of how a social enterprise operates. Using practical examples, you will be equipped to decide whether a social enterprise business model is right for you and what the next steps are as well as how to get further support
Bookings: email: sectorsupport@nbforum.org.uk

Consortia Working – the next stage:
CALDERDALE
Date: 12 February 2014
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Cost: Free
Venue: St. Michaels C Of E Church, Church Street, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge,HX7 5DS

This workshop provides practical support for organisations who have decided to engage in collaborative working. It includes interactive exercises to help you identify how to overcome some of the barriers such as culture, structure and policies. It supports organisations through the first stages of developing consortia.
Bookings: email: sectorsupport@nbforum.org.uk

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