1. Register your interest: www.socentxchange.net/register
2. Assigned to either Transform or Accelerate Programme. If you are an existing Social Enterprise that has been running more than 12 months, you will be assigned to our Transform programme. If you are a pre-start or new Social Enteprise that has been running less than 12 months, you will be assigned to our Accelerate Programme.
3. Receive a phone call from one of our Enterprise Coaches
4. Attend meetings with our Enterprises Coaches to discuss your needs & requirements and to determine how we would tailor our support to best help you
5. Attend a 2 day intense start-up Accelerate Workshop: this will give you the opportunity to work with other pre-start or early stage social enterprises and help develop your business case
6. Attend sessions with our specialist advisors covering: business planning, company structures & legal structures, marketing and access to finance (depending on your needs)
Through our Social Enterprise Exchange programme we also offer:
- Ongoing support developing your business case
- Accelerate Business Grants up to £1,500 (*subject to a selection process)
- Video production service through Sheffield Live to help promote your business
If you want to access support from this project, then please call Social Enterprise Exchange on: 0330 159 3880 (standard rate applies).