Increasing the income of your social enterprise

This is a one day course aimed at people who are currently running social enterprises and who want to substantially increase their turnover.


  • Learn about the untapped income potential within your current social enterprise
  • Understand the range of funding available and work out which is most appropriate to you
  • Develop an effective strategy to double your enterprises' income
  • Understand the requirements of external funders and investors

This course will contain the following topics:

  • The EPOCH Business Model and how to apply it to your enterprise
  • Grants and "free finance"
  • Commercial debt & equity
  • The main differences between NHS and private sector finances
  • Venture capitalists, business angels and social venture capitalists
  • Understanding public sector commissioners
  • Developing a commercial business plan
  • Developing an "elevator pitch" for investors

The next course will take place on Monday 8th September 2008 in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire.

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