Under One Roof – Social Enterprise Launch

Under One Roof – Social Enterprise Launch

Tuesday 14 October 2104 9:30 a.m. – 15:30 p.m.  The Ballroom – Keele Hall, Keele University

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You are warmly invited to attend the launch of “Under One Roof” a partnership project on Social Enterprise led by Keele University in conjunction with Staffordshire University.  “Under One Roof” is one of six Social Enterprise Thematic Clusters funded via a Government initiative offered by UnLtd (https://unltd.org.uk/).This strategic launch event will connect key partners who are passionate about Social Enterprise and its role in Staffordshire. It will address the following questions:

  • What is the national picture for Social Enterprise?
  • How are we responding to Social Enterprise in Staffordshire?
  • How we can all collaborate and champion Social Enterprise across the county?
  • How can organisations connect and share knowledge to raise the profile of Social Enterprise in Staffordshire?

You can expect excellent plenary speakers, including Prof Nick Foskett Vice Chancellor from Keele University and Prof Michael Gunn Vice Chancellor from Staffordshire University as well as representatives from UnLtd, Prime and the YMCA.

The afternoon will offer Social Enterprise workshops as well as opportunities to meet new people and networking opportunities to shape the future of Social Enterprise in Staffordshire.


9.30        Arrivals and Registration

Chair for the day:  Kym Billington-Baddley & Pete Twilley

10.00     Welcome Address: Vice Chancellors – Professor Nick Foskett, & Professor Michael Gunn

10.20     Cliff Prior, CEO, UnLtd, HEI perspective and wider partnership initiatives

10.35     Danny Flynn, CEO, YMCA

10.50     CEO, Princes Initiative for Mature Social Enterprise (Prime) to be confirmed

11.05     Round table discussions – Social Enterprise in Staffordshire – Looking to the Future

  •  What will the best possible future for social enterprise in Staffordshire look like?
  •   What will help us get there?

11.30     Coffee break

11.40     Dr Sharon George, Entrepreneurship, Keele

11.0     Peter Twilley, Growing Your Social Enterprise, Staffordshire University

12.00     Workshops 1,2,3,4

1.00       Lunch and networking

2.00       Workshops 1,2,3,4

3.00       Plenary

3.30       Thanks and close

First World War Lottery Funding

Funding from the National Lottery can be applied for to celebrate next year’s centenary of the First World War.

Funding body: National Lottery
Scheme:    First World War: Then and Now
Overview: Projects to mark the Centenary of the First World War. These grants aim to make a real difference to a wide range of people by helping them understand the war and its impact better. In particular, they want to involve young people in marking the Centenary. See examples of the heritage your project might explore.
In assessment, they take account of the broad range of outcomes that projects achieve. Projects need to cover a number of the following areas:
Outcomes for heritage
With our support, heritage will be:
•    better managed
•    in better condition
•    better interpreted and explained
•    identified / recorded
Outcomes for people
With our investment, people will have:
•    developed skills
•    learnt about heritage
•    volunteered time
Outcomes for communities
With our support:
•    more people and a wider range of people will have engaged with heritage.
Deadlines: Open Call -apply anytime
Budget: £3,000 to £10,000. They also provide grants of more than £10,000 for First World War projects

The Lottery are looking to fund not-for-profit organisations; and partnerships led by not-for-profit organisations.