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Category Archives: Enterprising Communities Project

New Year, New Targets

Who likes KPIs and figures? Well, surprisingly, it turns out that I do… One of the best things about working at Community Catalysts is its focus on people. And not the stereotypes of “vulnerable” “lonely” “disempowered” people, waiting to be …

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Celebrating the social in social enterprise

This week, we celebrate social enterprise day, a day each year when we reflect on all the amazing businesses and ventures out there that put people ahead of profits. It really feels like social enterprises and community businesses are taking …

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Namaste York!

The Enterprising Communities Project in York aims to reduce loneliness and isolation through the support and promotion of community enterprises. I have been hearing the dreams and aspirations of those looking at establishing new ventures. People like Rimpa, a classically …

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Enterprising Communities Project: making connections in Warwickshire

My role is working in one of the four sites which are part of the Enterprising Communities project. I focus on the development of Community Business, helping them to offer health, care or wellbeing support to people in their local …

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Enterprising Communities Project: when the Herefordshire Meals on Wheels service ceased to operate, a small catering company took up the challenge

Local entrepreneur and mother Bonnie set up her own catering business a few years ago. Bonnie provides food for a number of nurseries, a local community centre and for parties and events. In March this year, she heard that the …

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