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Grants to boost social enterprise - Thursday 21 June 2007

The Office of the Third Sector has announced that seven organisations from the social enterprise movement will share £3m over three years to help ensure the sector's voice is heard by policy-makers.

That figure represents an increase of £600,000 on the £2.4m mooted when the programme was announced in the Government's Social Enterprise Action Plan last November. The extra cash will be used to fund a drive, led by the Social Enterprise Coalition (SEC), to integrate black and minority ethnic social enterprises into the wider social enterprise community, as well as ensure their distinctive voice is heard.

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http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/Channels/SocialEnterprise/Article/665936/Grants-boost-social-enterprise/