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Social Enterprise and Perseverance by Lisa from ProjectINC

My Organisation is coming up to its first birthday. Awww. I saw a problem, saw a solution, devised a blend of Education,Art and Local Culture supporting Social Mobility. I ran with it. I’m sure the seeds of your Enterprise began growth in a similar, organic way. Nourished by your own passion.Then stuff gets real! Reflecting […]

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“can you do a presentation” used to fill me with dread!

I help to run a small charity. I am often asked to speak about what we do. The words “can you do a presentation” used to fill me with dread! I am passionate about my cause but I always felt apprehensive when I know I have to get up and tell people all about it. […]

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A Light Bulb Moment, a blog by Margaret from Mellor Country House

When I saw the opportunity to attend this workshop I was both pleased and slightly nervous too. Marketing is such a big and important subject when you don’t really know what you are doing in the first place, it can feel daunting to take the first step towards the unravelling of this monster. When I […]

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Our Health and Wellbeing Fund Invests over £50,000

Our Health and Wellbeing Fund Invests over £50,000 In September we launched our Health and Wellbeing grant programme, offering up to £15,000 for projects which helped to reduce health inequalities. This round focused on three key themes: •    Promoting mental wellness, particularly for older children and young adults •    Helping to connect people […]

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Stockport Social Entrepreneurs join Flourish Network

Flourish CIC is the new social enterprise set up by Women Supporting Social Entrepreneurs (WSSE) to enable them to grow the amazing work they’ve been doing to support women social entrepreneurs. They hosted a 12 hour Mentoring Marathon 2017 in the summer . During the Marathon entrepreneurs, pitched their business idea to a panel of social […]

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Creating free sporting opportunities in communities

Through our funded programme, Stockport County Community Foundation have supported over 500 children to engage in football in their communities- providing free childcare during school holidays and helping children stay fit, active and make new friends

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Supporting Young People through ARC

ARC is an amazing creative gem in Stockport, supporting a whole range of people to engage in activities which improve mental health and create beautiful products. This year, with our funding they trialled a new programme to support young people….  

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Stockport with Purpose networking event: Weds 6th Dec

The next Stockport with Purpose network event will take place at Arc, Reddish. At this meeting we will hear from Mark Johnson from Elderflower Legal. Brian and his team from Cera Cycloan will be talking. To register please sign up here

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