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Category Archives: Southwark Community enterprise project

Linking community ventures with council staff in Southwark

Recently Community Catalysts organised and facilitated 2 community connect events in Southwark.  We wanted to give community enterprises and ventures an opportunity to raise awareness of their work with Council social workers and other adult social care staff.  We based ourselves …

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Getting the most out of scarce resources – the benefit of creative partnerships in Southwark

Being resourceful is very familiar to community micro-enterprises. When funding is tight community micro-enterprises work creatively and almost instinctively to deliver health and well-being initiatives for their local communities. They are naturally collaborative and work in partnership with their peers …

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Community enterprise at the heart of new social care thinking in Southwark

Southwark has recently been trying out new ways of doing things in the health and social care world. Locally there are plans to bring health (Clinical Commissioning Group CCG) and social care together to jointly commission services from 2017. The …

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The positive impact of partnership working

In 2014 Community Catalysts and Community Action Southwark (CAS) successfully applied to Southwark Council for Innovation Grant funding to deliver a community micro-enterprise development partnership project in Southwark. Community Catalysts recruited Claudia Gould to coordinate the project and when in …

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The power of partnerships

Unlocking funding for community micro-enterprises in Southwark Back in January I attended a conference run by UnLtd called the Big Social. UnLtd are a social enterprise who offer business support and funding to other social enterprises. The aim of the …

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