Programme offers grants

PEOPLE running organisations that have a social and environmental impact across Hampshire are being urged to join an award-winning entrepreneurs programme.

Thursday, 23rd March 2017, 5:55 am

The Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme, in partnership with School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) and jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund, is open for applications.

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The programme provides entrepreneurs who are tackling difficult social issues within their communities grants of up to £10,000, a learning programme and a dedicated business mentor from Lloyds Banking Group to grow their own businesses.

Donna McGhie, from Eastleigh, was supported by the programme, to develop social enterprise Art & Murals. She said: ‘I’d advise anyone thinking about starting a social enterprise to get on to a scheme like this.’

Go to the-sse.org/lbsep/ for more.