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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is a social enterprise?

The definition, as set out by Social Enterprise UK is businesses that:

  • Have a clear social or environmental mission that is set out in its governing documents.
  • Is an independent business and earn more than half of their income through trading (or are working towards this)
  • Controlled or owned in the interests of their social mission
  • They reinvest or give away at least half their profits or surpluses towards their social purpose
  • Are transparent about how they operate and the impact that they have

How can I access support for my social enterprise or charity?

Social Enterprise Kent offers a range of support for voluntary sector organisations.

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What does Social Enterprise Kent do?

Social Enterprise Kent mission is “Improving Lives, Supporting Communities”.  Every day we deliver a positive social impact, strengthen communities, empower people and improve lives. Guided by our principles as a social enterprise, we are committed to ensuring sustainable outcomes for communities, leaving those we work with, stronger and more resilient.

We do this by delivering:

  • Business support to the voluntary sector
  • Training
  • Employability programmes
  • Community engagement and wellbeing programmes

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