Flax Trust Announce £2000 Funding Available for New TRANSFORM Development Programme

Flax Trust Announce £2000 Funding Available for New TRANSFORM Development Programme

Introducing the new ‘TRANSFORM’ Social Enterprise Development Programme offering the award of an Advanced Diploma in Social Enterprise and the designation ‘Flax Trust Fellow’

Pioneering a New Delivery Model for Social Enterprise Development


We are delighted to announce that enhanced Flax Trust Fellowships up to the value of £2000 are being provided to support the launch of the new TRANSFORM Social Enterprise Development Programme leading to the award of the Advanced Diploma in Social Enterprise. The Advanced Diploma is fully accredited by Ulster University.

Applications are welcomed from those directly involved in social or community enterprise activities or from those involved in providing support for social enterprise development.

This programme is aimed at individuals in existing community organisations, social enterprises and charities who are trying to diversify their income streams and those who have an idea for starting or growing a social enterprise. It has undergone extensive remodelling to reflect the changing needs and emerging trends within the social economy sector as well as recognising the key drivers for social enterprise development.

The total programme fee is £2250 and will include:

Ten Sessions delivered over 8 months (for full content click here)
Study Visits and Social Enterprise Masterclasses
Guest Lectures from Business Leaders and Social Innovators
Full accreditation by the Ulster University Business School

If you have any queries about the content of the programme, contact Steve Pollard at Ulster University Business School sf.pollard@ulster.ac.uk or Bill Manson bill.manson@podiem.com  at SSEI operations partner Podiem

APPLICATION FORM – Available at http://www.ssei.tv/advanced-diploma/

You only need to complete one application form to apply for both the Flax Trust Fellowship and for the programme itself.

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The 2017 Advanced Diploma in Social Enterprise Cohort  Summer Graduation 2018