A social enterprise is a business that exists principally to pursue social, community or environmental goals.
We, and our partners in Lambeth First, are committed to the role of social enterprise to achieve our vision of Lambeth as a diverse, dynamic and enterprising borough.
We have a successful and innovative social enterprise sector with a number of nationally recognised organisations, as well as many smaller and growing organisations, including:
There are a range of organisations and networks providing advice and information for people planning, starting or growing a social enterprise.
There are a number of organisations available to provide finance advice and support to social enterprises in Lambeth, as well as information on grants, loans or other forms of investment.
Many social enterprises will benefit from intensive business support or ongoing mentoring. Some programmes offer free or subsidised specialist support.