New social investment support programme for social enterprises & third sector

Through its Social Investment Catalyst Programme the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is offering six free online masterclasses between 10th September and 19th November. The sessions will include a variety of expert keynote speakers from the VCSE sector across the Midlands and each session is supported by Carole Donnelly, a local social entrepreneur.

The sessions are:

Masterclass 1: Thursday 10th September 12:30–2pm: Introduction to public health and social investment. Kiran Kenth, Director of National Regional Programmes for RSPH; Matt Smith CEO Key Fund; Carole Donnelly

Masterclass 2: Thursday 24th September 12:30–2pm: Partnership and Collaboration. Brian Carr, CEO BVSC; Claire Spencer WMCA; Carole Donnelly

Masterclass 3: Thursday 8th October 12:30–2pm: Confidence, capability and continued success. Afzal Hussain COO Witton Lodge Community Association; Carole Donnelly

Masterclass 4: Thursday 22nd October 12:30–2pm: Storytelling for impact. Sallie Ryan, marketing specialist; Steve Sharma communications officer WLCA; Power to Change marketing team

Masterclass 5: Thursday 5th November 12:30–2pm: Cash Flow forecasting made simple and demonstrating social value. Heidi Fisher MBE, social value specialist and former accountant

Masterclass 6: Thursday 19th November 12:30–2pm: How to be a Flourishing Organisation. Carole Donnelly

There will also be a Social Investment West Midlands digital conference 2020 on the 29th October 2020 at 10am – 2pm #SIWM2020.

This will bring together a network of voluntary and community sector organisations, social enterprises and social investors to provide an insight into current thinking and latest developments in the social investment field from a variety of perspectives including policy, practice and prevention.

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Birmingham UK. Freelance research, evaluation and policy consultant specialising in social enterprise and the third sector. I maintain the BSSEC blog and website

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