The Ubele Initiative have joined the Enterprise Development Programme (EDP) as the Black and Minoritised Communities sector partner. The Stage 1 application window will open on 1 June. The Black and Minoritised Communities Enterprise Development Programme (BMEDP) will establish the first ever National Strategic Alliance, the aim of which is to support Community Wealth Building within Black and Minoritised communities.
The Programme has been developed and is funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment. Social Investment Business (SIB) provide a management role for the overall programme. The EDP provides a broad range of support, helping organisations to establish new enterprise models, or grow existing ones. It offers a combination of cohort-based peer learning opportunities, training, direct advice and support, as well as grants to research or test out new ideas, to launch new enterprises or grow existing ones.
Stage One applications window closes on 29th June, and Stage 2