Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Network

Welcome to the GMSEN website! Please browse the social enterprise directory, news and case studies, information about local and thematic networks in Greater Manchester, a range of support you can access and places to seek out finance and funding. And if you like what you see, please REGISTER for FREE. The website is new and developing so please do get in touch about what's missing and what else you'd like to see.

GMCVO is hosting this website to enable the development of the network and directory. See more here

Social enterprises are dynamic, innovative and diverse and they make a difference.
GMSEN wants to showcase SE across Greater Manchester and to connect SEs with each other, with the networks and organisations who can support them and with opportunities for business and growth. We also want to help businesses and organisations connect with this exciting and developing sector and find the right SEs to provide them with excellent products and services while delivering impressive social impact.

Latest news from the social enterprise sector...

Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter Launch Reception

You are invited to attend the Launch Reception for the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday 29th January 2020.

Business Law Cafe free commercial law clinic

MMU Business Law Cafe free commercial law clinic for social enterprises - client appointments now available for Tuesday 21st January 2020. Read more...

Rural Development Programme for England

£35 million has been made available to boost productivity and create local jobs in rural areas. Deadline for applications is 16th February 2020. Read more...

NatWest SE100: Applications Now Open for Social Business Awards 2020

The NatWest SE100 and Social Business Awards are back, and they're bigger than ever. This year, they have introduced a brand new category for an Environmental Champion. Deadline to enter is 31st January 2020