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Social Enterprise Fund 2014-2015 Launches
1st July 2014

Applications for grants from West Sussex County Council’s Social Enterprise Fund have opened for this year.

All the information you’ll need including the Guidelines and Application Forms are available at http://www.wssen.org.uk/social-enterprise-fund-2014-2015/.  


The Social Enterprise Fund was established in 2011/12 as one of a number of initiatives to support the social enterprise sector in West Sussex and to promote social enterprise throughout the county. This year the SEF is offering two streams of grant funding as a means of investing in the social enterprise sector for the longer term.


Information workshops:

We will also be running some FREE information workshops about the Social Enterprise Fund. These will be held at the following times and locations:

  • Centenary House, Worthing - Tuesday, July 8 from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
  • County Hall, Chichester - Wednesday, July 9 from 10am to midday
  • County Hall North, Horsham – Friday, July 11 from 10am to midday

If you would like to book a place on one of the workshops above please email social.enterprise@westsussex.gov.uk with your full name, a contact telephone number and the location of the workshop you’d like to attend. Please note that there are a limited number of spaces and places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.


For any queries relating to the Social Enterprise Fund please email social.enterprise@westsussex.gov.uk.

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