Social Enterprise Focus in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly 2012-2015

Business support

The Social Enterprise Focus in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly 2012-2015 will support social enterprises by helping them to secure contracts.

 

The project will have two elements:

Supply chain development.
This will focus on building capacity in social enterprises to develop the skills needed to collaborate and produce credible proposals.

And

Market development.
This will be focus on raising awareness with both public and private sector procurement managers about the benefits of social enterprises in the supply chain.

The project will promote opportunities through a Convergence social enterprise network managed by Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs.

This investment hopes to increase the number and size of contracts being won by social enterprises in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly through business development, collaboration and engagement of potential product and service buyers.