Health and Well-being news alert Issue 4
Capital Growth Fund for social enterprises working in health or social care
The Social Enterprise Investment Fund (SEIF) Capital Growth Fund is offering capital growth grants and loans of £12 million to social enterprises working in health or social care. The grants are available for:
- Property or land purchase
- Some fees relating to capital projects including solicitors, architects and surveyors
- Property renovations and refurbishments
- Purchase of vehicles
- Equipment for delivery of services e.g. fixtures and fittings
- IT equipment
Completed application forms with all supporting documents must be returned to The Social Investment Business by 12pm on 16 September 2011. Organisations must be able to draw down and spend this funding by 31 March 2012. Find out more.
Right to Provide information sharing session
13th September 2011, Birmingham
The ‘right to provide’ (R2P), announced in March 2011 builds on the Government’s commitment to give public sector workers new rights to provide services as staff-led enterprises and bid to take over the services they deliver. This session allows you to learn more about the initiative. Find out more about the event.
Health & Well-Being Briefing Papers launch
26th September 2011, Birmingham
A series of eight briefings on tackling the wider determinants of health are being launched which are aimed at local authorities and other local partners in the West Midlands. Find out more about the event.