Tag Archives : Plymouth Social Enterprise Network


Access point for Reach Fund investment now in Plymouth

Charities and social enterprises looking for investment will be able to look to the Plymouth City Council for help to become investment ready. The Council has been approved as an ‘access point’ for the Reach fund, a £4m investment readiness grant programme, funded by Access, the Foundation for Social Investment and managed by Social Investment […]


Cockahoop at new Social Enterprise City brochure!

A successful social enterprise that inspires children and young people to learn has hosted the launch of Plymouth’s new Social Enterprise City brochure. Bees – the Bespoke Engaging Education Services – has been showcasing its work as well as highlighting some of the achievements that have been going on in Plymouth over the last 18 […]


10 more organisations get support to help people and create jobs

A charity dedicated to helping the homeless will be able to provide homes to rent thanks to Plymouth City Council’s innovative Social Enterprise Investment Fund. PATH, Plymouth Access to Housing has been awarded £127,500 under the fund to enable the charity to buy and lease properties. The fund means the charity can expand its offer […]


New round of Plymouth’s innovative social enterprise fund now open

Social enterprises across Plymouth are being invited to submit applications for a share of a £875,000 pot of loans and grants to help their business flourish over the next two years. The Council is launching another round of its innovative Social Enterprise Investment Fund and the successful bidders will be able to join a growing […]


Social enterprises showcased at launch of next round

Social enterprises in Plymouth can pitch their great ideas to scale their business, create jobs and help the city’s residents in the next round of Social Enterprise Investment Fund. A mixture of capital loans and grants is on offer for organisations and businesses hoping to create work and boost prospects in neighbourhoods where there are […]


Plymouth wins two more national awards for innovation in social enterprise

Plymouth City Council has won two more prestigious national awards celebrating public sector transformation and innovation. Representatives from Plymouth City Council, Plymouth Social Enterprise Network (PSEN), and Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) attended the 2015 Improvement and Efficiency Awards on Wednesday 4 March. Plymouth won Silver in the Working Together category for the Council’s partnership work […]