Entrepreneurs helping communities through innovation
The Bromley by Bow Centre is an innovative community organisation in East London. Working in one of the most deprived wards in the UK, each week we support families, young people and adults of all ages to learn new skills, improve their health and wellbeing, find employment and develop the confidence to achieve their goals and transform their lives. At the core of the Centre’s thinking is our belief in people and their capacity to achieve amazing things.
We are an arts centre, community centre, children’s centre, healthy living centre, centre for learning and social enterprise hub, all working together.
CAN’s vision is of a social economy buoyed by a thriving social enterprise market. Our mission is to help social entrepreneurs achieve it. To build sustainable businesses, social entrepreneurs need business support, experience from their peers, capital funds and even space to grow. That’s where CAN helps:
CAN Social Investment deploys a range of business support into social enterprises and includes the pioneering Breakthrough programme. We work with the corporate and finance sectors to leverage capital funds and strategic growth support into leading social enterprises.
CAN Mezzanine: Great Offices for the Third Sector provide high-quality shared office accommodation for social enterprises and charities in prime locations. To date we house almost 80 social enterprises and charities.
Cinergy Media is a unique production company that puts together the expertise of talented filmmakers with the expertise of people that understand the nature of successful organizations.
We produce films that will communicate to others the nature and energy of your organization and people. We will explain how you do things and communicate your achievements and the lessons learned on the way. If necessary we will work with you to define the messages to be communicated across the entire process, i.e. from concept, to design, to script, to production, and post production to web.
Over the next 25 years the London Legacy Development Corporation will plan, develop and manage the Olympic Park in East London to become, in time, a new and prosperous area of London – a lasting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
By using the energy of and investment in the Games and its sporting legacy, a new metropolitan area of the city will be created, focused on vibrant communities, world renowned sporting facilities, cultural excellence, public parkland and open spaces.
Welcome to the Stanton Guildhouse, a beautiful Grade II listed conference centre specialising in select, small conferences. We promote social entrepreneurship, assist with corporate team building and advise on business troubleshooting.
St. Paul’s Way lies in the middle of London’s Water City, in Europe’s largest regeneration area encompassing Canary Wharf, the Royal Docks, Stratford City and the site of the 2012 Olympics. St. Paul’s Way CIC aims to create and stimulate enterprise and business activities for the benefit of the community of Poplar, in Tower Hamlets, London, and other local communities. This is a temporary website that will be succeeded by a permanent one developed in partnership with St Paul’s Way Trust School students and Catlin Plc.
Andrew describes "The lessons learned" during a debate on volunteering: "first, the value of co-production and of designing the programme with volunteers as much as possible; secondly, the benefit of offering a range of pick-and-mix volunteer opportunities;" and importantly, "thirdly, the power…