BSWN Social Enterprise Incubator [external event]

A programme for Black, Asian and minority ethnic organisations.

Black South West Network are looking for people with strong new social enterprise ideas, and those who have existing enterprises with strong social impact at their heart. There will be limited first come first served places for social startups and social enterprises who are affected by Covid and with potential for growth. They will work with social startups to help you to identify and connect with your market, and get your business out there. For established ambitious social enterprises they will support you with learning about and understanding new markets, driving new growth.

Hosted by Black South West Network.

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Date: Friday 24 June, 2022 - 09:00 to 17:00

How do I apply?

I am a social startup or have a new social enterprise idea:

You can apply by filling in this application form

Or answer these questions in other formats such as a powerpoint presentation, video or other:

  • What is your social enterprise idea?

  • Why do you think it is needed?

  • Why are you doing this - what does it mean for you?

  • What is the impact you want to see?

  • How do you think this programme might help you?

You can submit your video or presentation via WeTransfer to businesssupport@bswn.org.uk on HERE

I have an existing social enterprise looking to grow:

You can apply by filling in this application form

Or answer these questions in other formats such as a powerpoint presentation, video or other:

  • What is your social enterprise business?

  • What impact are you creating?

  • Why are you doing this enterprise - what does it mean for you?

  • How long have you been operating?

  • What is your turnover?

  • What would growth look like to your enterprise?

  • Tell us about how Covid19 has affected your business

  • How do you think this programme might help you?

When can I apply?

Applications are open until 24th of June at 5.00pm.

In order to make decisions about who is selected, we need you to tell us as much as possible about your idea or existing social enterprise so please make sure to answer all of the questions. If you have any queries about the programme, please contact our Business Coordinator Sibusiso Tshabalala, at businesssupport@bswn.org.uk

This programme is delivered as part of the Bristol’s Local Access Partnership, a £2.7 million ten-year programme to provide development support and investment to enterprises coming from or working with communities experiencing inequality in Bristol. Funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment and Big Society Capital, and developed using Bristol’s One City Approach, the programme aims to contribute towards making Bristol’s social economy more diverse and inclusive, able to create a greater social impact, and able to become a more significant part of the city’s overall economy.

Hosted by Black South West Network.