New Social Enterprise Incubator and Hot-desking Space for York

BrightSparks and Social Vision have come together to create Tribe York, a new social enterprise providing space and support for start up businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators. Members of Tribe are supported by over 100 local business people, who provide two hours per month of support, mentoring and masterclasses, covering a range of topics from accountancy and tax, through to user engagement and marketing.

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Five things I’ve learned as a social entrepreneur

I’ve tried to avoid the standard observations that seem to appear in most entrepreneurial blog articles I read these days like “build a great team” or “delegate more”. That’s kind of the 101 stuff in my opinion. Instead, my observations of what work really do centre around this concept of being a design thinker and shaping a social purpose company around that type of philosophy.

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Postcode Community Trust fund BrightSparks Emotional Resilience Programme

Thank you to Postcode Community Trust for funding BrightSparks to develop a toolkit of resources and information for school staff and parents about supporting children and young people to improve their emotional resilience.

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Thank you to the European Social Fund for funding our 'Essential Skills for Working With Children & Young People' Course

We are very pleased to have been awarded an ESF Community Grant, as part of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme, so we can deliver our Essential Skills for Working with Children and Young People course in York.

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