Support for Enterprising BAME Communities

Recent local research has identified the need to establish high quality business support to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) social businesses across Greater Manchester.  A briefing report for the research is available here. GMCVO in association with Greater Manchester BAME Network have accepted all the recommendations from the research.

In order to deliver required business support to BAME social entrepreneurs, we have established a network for BAME-led social enterprises. The BASE network will give social entrepreneurs from BAME communities the opportunity to:

  • Network with and learn from their peers.
  • Learn from experts
  • Develop their skills in key aspects of running a business

The network will meet regularly to hear from expert speakers, exchange skills, ideas, knowledge and experiences.

If you are a BAME social entrepreneur, there are a variety of ways in which you can get involved: