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OTF 2016/17

Theory of Change. Take Action - My Community. 20 Questions Directors of Not for Profit Organizations Should Ask About Social Enterprise. Social Enterprise. Social enterprise is an emerging field with many varying definitions.

Social Enterprise

Simply put, social enterprise is about solving old problems in new ways. We define social enterprises as “entities that use sound business practices and the power of market demand to create social and/or environmental benefits for a community or region”. They can be for-profit businesses, non-profit programs, and everything in between. While legal structure can vary widely, social enterprises generate revenue through the sale of a product or service that impacts a social or environmental problem. Why does social enterprise matter? Rural communities: Research - Big Lottery Fund. At Big Lottery Fund, we recognise that rural communities have specific needs.

Rural communities: Research - Big Lottery Fund

We address these through a number of programmes. To make sure we help these communities in the best way, we also carry out research and programme evaluations. These help us learn what works and brings the most benefit to communities in need. Through them we’ve also seen how our programmes help reduce isolation, improve environments and revive community businesses. On this page we highlight what we’ve learnt to be successful. Plunkett. Home - Co-operative Assistance Network. What do you want to do together? Action with Communities in Rural England. Full community membership - key benefits. Here are the details of the benefits you receive as a full community member of Locality – a comprehensive tailored package of support, tools, resources, and money-saving offers.

Full community membership - key benefits

Expert advice and hands-on support Locality has a highly experienced member services team providing specialised support tailored to the unique needs of community organisations.We are the leading experts in community assets, community enterprise and social finance.Our incredibly effective Lifeboat service offers swift access to expert, confidential financial advice.We signpost you to the latest funding, resources and business opportunities. Be part of the Locality network Offers to save you money.