Explore our new Social Enterprise Support Directory - bringing together a range of social enterprise support in one easy-to-use online directory
Filter by the type of support required (e.g. accountancy and financial planning, business development & strategy, governance and legal structures and much more)
Digestible summary of each support provider's offer
Up-to-date contact details for contacting support providers directly
If you would like to be listed as a support provider on the directory, please click here and submit a listing request.
Need more information on social enterprise or social investment?
Find out more about support to get ready for social investment here
Find news, information, support and resources on the GMSEN website
For a helpful downloadable support toolkit for social enterprises click here. This toolkit was originally designed for BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) entrepreneurs, but is potentially useful for all social entrepreneurs in Greater Manchester.
Online guides and information
Community Shares' support section includes guidance materials and a step-by-step guide for those looking into community shares offers
Get SITR offers resources and information on Social Investment Tax Relief
Good Finance is a website which aims to help charities & social enterprises navigate the world of social investment
Locality provide a range of guides and resources for community organisations
My Community provides a Knowledge Article Library and a range of resources on how to take action in your community aimed at community-led projects
School for Social Entrepreneurs have a Resource Hub for social entrepreneurs at all stages of development
The Hive is a support programme for co-operatives from Co-operatives UK and they provide a range of online resources along with advice, mentoring and training for all types of cooperatives, including community benefit societies, and a section on governance and legal options
UnLtd's Learning Area provides a suite of training guides for people developing their social enterprise