27th Apr 2020

COVID-19 Resources for EDP Grantees

Originally published via Social Investment Business This page covers all the areas for which customers can access support from the government and the wider sector in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak. For more information on the measures detailed… Read more »

7th Apr 2020

COVID-19: Update for Grantees

The Enterprise Development Programme partnership has been considering how best to continue the programme in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. We recognise that this is an extremely difficult time for charities and social enterprises, and we have therefor… Read more »

6th Mar 2020

Voluntary Action Leicester Conference: 12 May (Postponed due to COVID-19)

Photo by The Climate Reality Project on Unsplash We regret to announce that we are postponing the Enterprise Development Conference on 12 May due to COVID-19. This is due to government advice and suggested control measures regarding COVI… Read more »

13th Feb 2020

The Enterprise Development Programme returns: what’s different?

teens at a youth club playing table tennis By Deborah Smart – Head of Grants at Social Investment BusinessOne year on from the pilot phase of the Enterprise Development Programme, Deborah Smart – Head of Grants at Social Investment Business – reflects… Read more »

22nd Jan 2020

Catching up with the Cohort: 18 months of the Enterprise Development Programme

“A few weeks into 2019, we got a call, and you could tell straight away that it was a ‘good news’ call – we had been successful in our application to the Enterprise Development Programme.” Camille De Groot – Director of Development at Streetwise Opera… Read more »

21st Jan 2020

The Enterprise Movement – a collaborative network of learning

By Murphy Hopkins-Hubbard (Enterprise Development Manager at Homeless Link) Over the last year Homeless Link has worked with and spoken to nearly 100 organisations developing social enterprises within the homelessness sector through our Enterprise Deve… Read more »

5th Feb 2019

Enterprise Development Grant awarded to North East Homeless charity

Unrealistically clean soup kitchen full of models

Homeless Link is delighted to announce that North East Homeless are among the first organisations awarded a grant through Social Investment Business within the Enterprise Development Programme.

19th Jan 2019

Enterprise Development Programme: Reflections from the youth sector

Lack of sustainable funding is one of the biggest challenges facing youth organisations across the UK. The new five-year, £40m Enterprise Development Programme with Access Foundation works to better support charities to think creatively, beco… Read more »