Category: News

1 to 1 Support

Rebellion are pleased to announce that we are taking bookings for 1 to 1 advice slots for social enterprises. If you have a business challenge you’d like to discuss or want to find a way forward with your enterprise, book an hour slot with an experienced adviser. Only £20 for slots in September – book […]

£15,000 grants available to help you raise investment

The Reach Fund is a grant programme that helps charities and social enterprises raise investment. If your charity or social enterprise requires extra support in areas such as governance, financial modelling or business planning in order to gain investment you may consider applying for a grant. The team at Rebellion have successfully secured Reach Fund […]

Nesta Challenge opens £1m fund for charities using tech to address social isolation

Nesta Challenges has launched a £1m fund aimed at charities and social enterprises wanting to develop tech-based solutions to social isolation.  Submissions to the Tech to Connect Challenge opened today today and entries are accepted until 7 August. The £1m prize consists of £500,000 in grant funding from the Department for Digital, Media and Sport and £500,000 […]

Co-op Foundation launch £1.6m Space to Connect fund

The new Space to Connect fund will help community organisations identify, improve and protect spaces where people can connect and co-operate is now open for applications. Grants of up to £50,000 are available across England through Space to Connect – a new £1.6 million match-funding partnership with government. Two strands of funding are available: ‘Enhance’ – organisations that […]

Connecting Social Enterprises

We’ve had a busy couple of months running 3 events for social entrepreneurs in East Sussex. As part the Connect Fund project, a partnership with Hastings Voluntary Action, we have so far held two events in Eastbourne and one in Hastings. It’s been great to see a mix of existing social enterprises, start ups and […]

Join our Facebook group

We have a new Facebook group – Social Enterprise East Sussex  that is available for all social enterprises and good businesses to contribute to. We want it to be a place to catch up on news, but more importantly, a place to connect to each other, share stories, ask for support and build a community of […]

£15,000 grants available to help you raise investment

The Reach Fund is a grant programme that helps charities and social enterprises raise investment. If your charity or social enterprise requires extra support in areas such as governance, financial modelling or business planning in order to gain investment you may consider applying for a grant. The team at Rebellion have successfully secured Reach Fund […]

Social Enterprise contributes £60bn to UK economy

A new report from SEUK, The Hidden Revolution, supported by Nationwide and Co-op Group, presents fresh analysis of the size and scale of the social enterprise sector. According to independent analysis, the social enterprise sector makes a £60bn contribution to UK GDP. , compared to £24bn in previous research. The Hidden Revolution also brings together […]

Partnership funding available from The Big Lottery Fund

The new Partnerships fund announced in May 2108 is designed to support the development and growth of existing partnerships and also to encourage new types of partnership. Focus is on local cross-sector partnerships and collaboration of local and national organisations. Partnerships funding could be accessed by social enterprises working in one of the Big Lottery […]

East Sussex Social Enterprise Support Service

Rebellion and Hastings Voluntary Action are delighted to announce a new 2-year programme of support for social enterprises and charities looking to develop enterprising activities. The East Sussex Social Enterprise Support Service has been supported by The Connect Fund, and launches this autumn  providing a range of support, networking and learning opportunities for the sector. […]