Dan Makaveli Media Savvy Training Solutions -University of Sunderland www.mediasavvytrainingsolutions.com Dan Makaveli and his business partner Mark McKenna established Media Savvy Training Solutions in 2010. Both graduates of the University of Sunderland, Dan and Mark were continuing to study programme modules in areas such as animation while working to start up their business. Media Savvy →
Third Age Computer Fun www.thirdagecf.org.uk What Is It? Games-based learning is at the heart of Third Age Computer Fun: a relaxed and informal computer club that helps people over 50 build their confidence and enrich their lives through learning to use computers and the internet. Founder Mamie Donald got her computer studies degree at the →
Exploring: Scaling programmes In our second Explore paper, in partnership with Footprints Africa and GSEN, we consider the key challenges and best practices when supporting social ventures to grow. This research aims to provide social entrepreneurship support organisations and practitioners with a practical understanding of good practice and challenges in setting up scaling programmes. We →
How to share your story – marketing tips for social entrepreneurs Your social venture has a great product and has created great impact. Start shouting about it. Sharing your story and how you have created positive change is vital for your venture’s success. Harry Specters is an award-winning chocolatier and social venture that offers jobs →
New legal guide and decision tool for social entrepreneurs To mark Social Enterprise Day and Global Entrepreneurship Week, we’re pleased to announce the publication of a new legal guide and interactive tool for social entrepreneurs. Social entrepreneurs choose from a wide range of legal forms. However, the multitude of options available can make identifying the →
In February 2016 we brought together over 180 supporters of social entrepreneurs at the Big Social 2016: The Big Share. In a new series of blogs, we explore some of the key themes from the panels and workshops and look at how we can move this work forward. In this first post, UnLtd policy lead Tom Fox reflects on the Going Mainstream panel.
UnLtd’s work in the Higher Education Sector in England is called SEE Change – Social Entrepreneurship in Education. It is a programme of support to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) that enables them to rapidly progress their support to social entrepreneurs, and to become stronger ‘social institutions’. Today marks the launch of our 2015 prospectus aimed at UK HEIs, in order to inform them of our work and what we can offer.
Report reveals UnLtd’s Impact in 2014 In 2014 UnLtd gave out a total of £6.1 million to 1,744 social entrepreneurs and offered £1.4 million in pro-bono support and resources, according to the UnLtd Impact Report 2014. The UnLtd Impact Report is a comprehensive overview of our performance and impact in the 2013-2014 financial year. More →
UnLtd, Local Trust, Zebra Collective and the Eden Project are offering Awards from £500 to £15,000 and support for innovative social entrepreneurs with a passion for food in the Devon and Cornwall areas. SUPPORT CAN INCLUDE: