SSEN talk

Grow your business with the community:

 
Building Connections

Building Connections

Becoming better Informed

Becoming Better Informed

Sharing Experiences

Sharing Experiences

Enjoying a Stronger Voice

Enjoying a Stronger Voice

 

SSEN AIMS TO IMPROVE THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IN SHEFFIELD

Sheffield Social Enterprise Network's (SSEN) mission is to enable social enterprises to “Achieve Greater Social Impact through Making Connections, Becoming Better Informed, Sharing Experiences, and Leveraging a Stronger Collective Voice.” SSEN is the member-led community for Sheffield-based social enterprises, social entrepreneurs or those involved in supporting them.

MEMBERSHIP OF THE NETWORK

We have multiple membership levels with different benefits:

Associate

Criteria: Open to all
Cost: FREE

  • Basic Newsletter
  • Online Network

Individual

Criteria: interested individual Cost: £20/year or £2/month

  • Free email newsletter
  • Online community
  • In-depth newsletter with focus articles
  • Co-mentoring service
  • Awards ceremony
  • Access to events
  • Annual unconference
  • Sector-specific subnetworks
  • Peer visit hosting

Small SocEnt

Criteria: less than 5 paid staff
Cost: £50/year or £5/month

  • Free email newsletter
  • Online community
  • In-depth newsletter with focus articles
  • Resource Library
  • Buddy system
  • Co-mentoring service
  • Awards ceremony
  • Access to events
  • Sector-specific subnetworks
  • Directory of members
  • Membership branding scheme
  • Impact Measurement guide
  • Peer visit hosting
  • Advertising Opportunities
  • Rescue/crisis service

Large SocEnt

Criteria: 5 or more paid staff
Cost: £150/year or £10/month

  • Free email newsletter
  • Online community
  • In-depth newsletter with focus articles
  • Resource Library
  • Social finance navigator
  • Buddy system
  • Co-mentoring service
  • Awards ceremony
  • Access to events
  • Consortium building service
  • Sector-specific subnetworks
  • Directory of members
  • Membership branding scheme
  • Impact Measurement guide
  • Peer visit hosting
  • Advertising Opportunities & Focus Articles
  • Contract Readiness Checks
  • Rescue/crisis service

Infrastructure Organisation

Criteria: provides services to Social Enterprises
Cost: £250/year

  • Seen as a supporter of social enterprise development in Sheffield
  • Free email newsletter
  • Online community
  • In-depth newsletter with focus articles
  • Awards ceremony
  • Access to events
  • Consortium building service
  • Sector-specific subnetworks
  • Directory of members
  • Membership branding scheme
  • Focus on… / Advertising
  • Opportunities to position services for local social enterprises

Patron

Criteria: major sponsor of the network
Cost: £500 per year

  • Seen as a supporter of the Sheffield social enterprise sector
  • Excellent placement on SSEN website & communications
  • Access to online community for research & promotion
  • In-depth newsletter with focus articles
  • VIP access to Awards Ceremony
  • High profile access to events
  • Sector-specific subnetworks
  • Directory of members
  • Patronage branding scheme
  • Further placement & PR opportunities

management commitee

The voluntary management committee are drawn from local social enterprises & support agencies. They are elected annually at the AGM.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA = SOCIAL IMPACT