Flourish Together Projects
Our projects help people create innovative solutions to tackle social challenges. We support budding social entrepreneurs to start up and more established ventures to grow and become sustainable. Below are some of our current/recent projects:
Flourishing Mondays and Fridays
Social Enterprise Support & Consultancy
Drop in to our free social venture support days across Greater Manchester for social enterprise, social entrepreneurs, co-operatives, charitable organisations and other purpose-led groups. Our team is on hand to take the stress out of bid-writing, financial planning, income generation, marketing and more – so you can focus your energy on making a difference.
Created to help you grow your social venture, Flourishing Mondays & Fridays feature specialist speakers, 1-2-1 mentoring from the Flourish team, peer support, networking and collaboration opportunities.
FREE for social ventures (with option to pay what you can).
See what’s coming up and book your place, upcoming events in Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Manchester and Trafford.
Time To Grow
Kick-start your venture with self-discovery, enterprise training and peer support
If you have an idea for a social venture – or you would like to grow a project you are working on – this intensive programme of training & support will unlock your potential, focus your ideas, widen your network and give you the chance to collaborate with others. You will grow in confidence and skills so you can move forward at a pace that’s right for you.
Read how Time to Grow has helped other women changemakers grow their ventures here or contact us if you’re interested in future Time to Grow programmes.
Flourishing Futures: Finding Financial Security
Financial Resilience programme & support
For women change makers in Flourish’s network to reflect on their personal financial resilience through a range of peer-to-peer conversations, hearing from women who’ve gained financial freedom, plus expert speakers on a range of financial topics. Upcoming events here.
How To Festival
Webinars, podcasts and resources
A celebration of all things social enterprise! Online resource of bite-sized, accessible content covering Social Enterprise Support, Creative & Digital and Health & Wellbeing created for changemakers by changemakers. Find out more.
Transforming underutilised spaces into vibrant community hubs
Exciting partnership ventures bringing community life back into underused local spaces as community-led creative and social enterprise hubs. Read the latest or email us for more information or to get involved.
Pop Up Spa
Beauty and Holistic Health Training and Treatments
Accessible and flexible training delivered in a supportive environment so you can gain vital job skills, manage your own health and well-being and potentially set up your own venture.
You can also book the Pop-Up Spa for your event for a range of affordable beauty and holistic treatments provided by our newly qualified therapists, plus free talks and taster sessions. Contact us for more details.
Train the Supporter Programme
Investing in social enterprise support
We’re strengthening the social enterprise support sector by embedding the social/community business development skills needed to support start-up and scale up changemakers across Greater Manchester & beyond. If you are a social enterprise supporter drop us a line to find out more.