Running an amazing social enterprise? We can help!

October 2016

Fundsurfer are delighted to be part of the new Bristol Junior Chamber Social Economy Working Group, we are now looking for projects and companies in Bristol and Bath that need funding or support to develop a social project or organisation.

We will be holding a series of relaxed and informal events with live pitching opportunities in 2016/17. 

Contact us here or email with a brief overview of your project and we will arrange a time to discuss. 

Criteria for selection.

Are you willing to generate a wider and positive social impact in your Local Community?

Do you need funding resources, skills, expertise or Training to support a Social project an organisation or your own personal development?

Come and enjoy a relaxed informal but stimulating environment with excellent social and networking opportunities as well as the opportunity to pitch your project. 

Interested in giving time, skills or donating to amazing projects in Bristol and Bath? Meet like-minded individuals supporting the social economy. 

What are we looking for? 

1) Innovative / Amazing projects, social enterprises and charities to be promoted by the BJC Social Economy Working Group to provide funding and support opportunities. 

2) Corporate / Institutional Partners pledging support to the Working Group & maximizing programs impact. If you are a local employer interested in being part of this exciting new initiative please contact us

BJC Social Economy Working Group partners’ initiative is already supported by the following Partners:

Our ambition is to provide opportunities to:

  • Unite Communities (Cultural Diversity)
  • Support Local Economic Development & Employment
  • Create Sustainable Social Positive Impact
  • Develop Collaborative Innovative Actions

What's support is available?

  • Access to Business Communities’ Knowledge & Network Pledging support to the Social Economy
  • Promote & Boost Social Enterprise development (tools, training)
  • Crowdfunding and Social Investment Tax Relief Funding expertise.
  • Live and inspirational pitching events. 
  • Innovative Funding options including:
  • Crowdfunding,
  • Peer to peer loans
  • Angel investment
  • SITR (Social Investment Tax Relief) opportunities
  • Start-up / Social Enterprise loans
  • Private investors

We are looking to generate a consistent and positive social impact in supporting projects promoting and focusing on:  

  • Diversity & Social mobility
  • Education, Training & Skills
  • Housing,
  • Transport,
  • Wellbeing (Food, Health, Social Interaction, Arts & Culture)

“Engage with the BJC Social Economy Working Group Initiative and help us to make the difference”.

If you have a project that needs funding and/or support contact us here