Our supported social enterprises
Through our award winning Beyond Business programme we nurture and launch new social enterprises in east London.
Cracked It trains and employs at-risk young people to repair cracked smartphones as an enterprising route away from crime and towards employment.
Fat Macy’s provide culinary and catering training for Londoners living in temporary hostel accommodation culminating in supper clubs for the public. The income from the supper clubs is used to fund deposits for flats for the trainees.
Dot Dot Dot provide reliable, flexible security at low cost by placing individuals who are dedicated to voluntary work in properties that would otherwise be empty, thereby ensuring they are maintained in a safe and secure condition.
RenewEL aims to provide training and meaningful work opportunities for the homeless, long term unemployed, those recently out of prison, recovering from addiction or with mental health problems.
Supply Yoga offers inclusive, affordable yoga classes for all, transcending shape, size, ability, health and wealth – the revenue accumulated funds yoga classes for members of the community that would benefit from, but often have limited access to, yoga and wellbeing services.
Baking Well supports volunteers who have experienced mental health problems to produce a selection of delectable tray bakes as part of their recovery. Profits from the enterprise are donated to a mental health charity that specialises in supporting people back into work.
DayOld is a surplus food social enterprise, tackling food waste and food poverty with London’s first surplus food box scheme.
Football Beyond Borders provide employment opportunities for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds through the creation of “Football for All” Academies and the provision of youth-led, youth-focused digital media and production services.
Settle is a social enterprise that helps homeless young people moving into their first home. Settle equip young people with the skills needed to live independently so that they move forwards, not backwards.
Well Grounded is a Specialty Coffee Academy that trains people who have faced social or economic disadvantage and transitions them into sustainable and fulfilling work.
Wipers is a youth justice social enterprise who specialise in engaging and empowering young people through delivering relationship-based, person-centered interventions.
Find Your Spark provides one to one and group positive coaching psychology programmes to 11-25 year olds. The results are increased wellbeing, academic attainment and engagement within education leading clients to flourish within school/college/the work place.
Dolittle offer complete event management solutions in London, specialising in community based events and activities. DoLittle provides specialist service for creation, production and management of memorable indoor and outdoor events.
N.ableD offer home-based one-to-one personal training sessions to people who are housebound or socially isolated who both want and need to become more physically active as a way to prevent or reduce the risk of developing long-term medical conditions.
Tutors United is a university student based tutoring service, employing university students to provide affordable, private tutoring to primary school pupils from disadvantaged and migrant backgrounds.
In the Sticks is a Hackney-based social enterprise that works with schools and community groups to create challenging, exciting and educational outdoor opportunities for children and young people in London.
Body Gossip is a community cafe and arts space in East London, providing locally sourced, seasonal food and drinks and running a creative programme of self-esteem, happiness and wellbeing workshops.
Hackney Pirates support young people who are falling behind at school to develop their literacy, confidence and perseverance by providing them with one-to-one attention in an unconventional learning environment.
Diverse Music Solutions is a social enterprise that provides affordable music business support services to disenfranchised young people with new, emerging and existing talent.
Evolve provide an innovative and integrated employment and CSR service for businesses, whilst creating sustainable job opportunities for people at all levels in their employment journeys and from all backgrounds.
Kineara provide pivotal services and support to organisations that work with vulnerable families and adults to create a cost-effective, self-supporting community infrastructure.
Meade support and empower deprived and disabled individuals by engaging them in Tae Kwondo and other Martial Arts related activities.