Welcome to
Social Enterprise Network Somerset

A different way of doing business

About us

Social Enterprise Network Somerset (SENS) is the support hub and champion for emerging and existing not-for-private-profit businesses across Somerset.


There are lots of social enterprises based in Somerset, doing all sorts of exciting things! Here are just a few of our members.

What is social enterprise?

Social Enterprises are businesses whose primary objectives are social and/or environmental. Profits are re-invested in the business and/or the local community.

Latest news and events

Two New Free SE Courses

Two new courses from the School for Social Entrepreneurs, Dartington   1. The Somerset Social Entrepreneurs Development programme 2018 The Somerset Social Entrepreneurs Development programme 2018 is open for applications and aimed specifically at existing social...

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Transform Ageing Launch Six Innovation Briefs

This week saw the launch of six innovation briefs to support social entrepreneurs to Transform Ageing.  Each innovation brief was developed in collaboration with local people to capture their perspectives, experiences, and insights into what will make a difference in...

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Community Business Trade Up Programme

Would this course be useful for your organisation? The Community Business Trade Up Programme Are you running a social enterprise, community-owned business, or an organisation that directly benefits your local area?  Do you want to increase your impact and sales? If...

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