Expertise & Funding
UNCAPPED is CSED’s capacity building program enabling the start-up, growth and scaling of social enterprises. Charities, non-profits and for-profit businesses, with a clearly demonstrated public benefit, can seek readiness and capacity building support as well as grant, loan or grant/loan combination financing.
UNCAPPED is designed to overcome the barriers and gaps faced by social enterprise at all stages of development.Learn More
CSED’s SE Start-Up Lab is a pre-accelerator program to help you define, design and launch your social enterprise. It is a 6 session cohort-based program including in-person sessions, access to market intelligence, guidance with impact measurement, business model development, product/service and customer validation, establishing awareness and mastering your powerful pitch, with the intention to guide you through your successful startup journey.Learn More
CSED Accelerator programs are designed to empower charities, not-for-profit organizations and for-profit impact-driven businesses to be more effective and efficient with the ultimate goal of scaling their impact and sustainable business model. The five-module program aims to bring business-related topics to the table and under the magnifying glass.Learn More
CSED’s Hyper-Accelerator is a highly focused, unique training program that provides social enterprises from the food sector with the key requirements needed to successfully access and respond to large-scale procurement opportunities.Learn More
CSED believes that a cluster-based development approach will enable social enterprise members to collectively boost and strengthen their capacity and capabilities to take on larger contracts, become tender-ready, undertake cross and joint promotion, and ultimately increase purchasing activity.