Economic Exchange Event: Is the Social Enterprise model an option for your Charity?

economic xchange logos 3Economic Exchange events are free monthly events set up to share specialist knowledge and insight of our team and selected partners, to support socially driven organisations to transform and improve the way they work.

This event will be of interest to Senior Management within Charities.

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When: 27th May 2016 – 10 -12.30pm

Where: CAN Mezzanine Old Street, 49-51 East Road, Old Street, London

During this free event we will be looking at tools and approaches for helping you assess whether your charity should embrace a social enterprise model. It will give you an assessment matrix, and help you to consider the cultural, financial and operational changes that you might need to consider.

There will be an opportunity to network with speakers and delegates over a light lunch afterwards and we hope you can join us.

Attend our event to find out more about:

  • An assessment matrix and framework for assessing the viability of developing a social enterprise arm
  • Considerations for managing change within the organisation.
  • A review of the possibilities with real-life case studies looking at community assets, intermediate labour market models, to pure trading arms focussed on B2B and B2C customers.
  • The role of social investment in helping to launch a social enterprise and how to pitch the idea to trustees and investors.
  • Find out more about Big Potential grants to help develop your social enterprise ideas and explore social investment.

Our Speakers 

  • Jaishree Mistry, Lending Manager, London & South from Charity Bank – What a social investor would be looking for.
  • Melanie Mills, Social Sector Engagement Director from Big Society Capital – Social investment options and pitching the idea of social investment to trustees.
  • Heather Black from Economic Change, will be covering the Assessment Matrix, Change Management and Big Potential Funding
  • Clare Sharpen and Al Bell, Economic Change Consultants, will be discussing real-life exclusive insight case studies from leading national and local charities, spanning Community Assets, Consumer and Business Services.

Free places are limited to 2 people per organisation as places are limited.

Click here to register for this free event 

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