Social Enterprise Exchange

Social Enterprise Exchange (SEE) is a project designed to offer a comprehensive programme of support for social enterprise in Sheffield City Region.

It is delivered by a community-based consortium in collaboration with Sheffield City Region Growth Hub and funded by European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020. The new phase of Social Enterprise Exchange runs from 2019 to 2022 and is open for registration to social enterprises and social enterpreneurs.

The purpose of the project is to contribute to jobs, growth and social inclusion. In its first three year phase of work it has supported over 140 social enterprises, assisted the creation of 55 social enterprise start-ups and delivered 70 new full-time-equivalent sustainable jobs.

How can Social Enterprise Exchange help?

  • Provides step-up support for start-ups, including hot-desks
  • Start-up grants and mentoring
  • Grants for existing social enterprises and specialist enterprise advice

Social Enterprise Exchange is managed by a consortium of specialist social enterprise support partners who have come together to offer a broad range of support and to assure coverage throughout the Sheffield City Region.

Register with Social Enterprise Exchange

Applicants to the Social Enterprise Exchange grants scheme must first register with Social Enterprise Exchange here and, if eligible, will be assigned to one of their enterprise advisors who can provide additional guidance on grant applications.

Grants deadline

The current deadline for grants is Monday 18th July. Visit this page to find out when the next round launches or visit SEE’s website.

Get Involved

Visit Social Enterprise Exchange’s website for news, reports, opportunities and events

Get in touch



Tel: 0330 159 3880