Social enterprise development agencies developing co-operatives, community businesses, community development trusts and other types of social enterprises.
Co-Activeprovide business support to social enterprises in the south west region of the UK.
Government Dep which aims to create thriving, sustainable, vibrant communities that improve everyone's quality of life. They plan to do this by:
building more and better homes - and reducing homelessness
improving local public services
regenerating areas to create more jobs
working to produce a sustainable environment
tackling anti-social behaviour and extremism
RISE is the voice for South West social enterprise and supports the development of sustainable social enterprises in the region.
South West Forum was established to ensure that voluntary and community organisations have a strong and effective champion at regional level.
Working closely with regional bodies, the Forum seeks to raise understanding of the importance of the voluntary and community sector to the social and economic life of the region.