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RBS SE100 announces shortlist for 2014 Awards

The UK’s top performing social enterprises in the running to win a share of £30k prize fund

Now in its 5th year, the leading market intelligence tool for social ventures, the RBS SE100 Index, is pleased to announce the shortlist for its 2014 awards. The Index is an online listing of social enterprises, ranked and scored according to their growth and social impact. The SROI Network is proud to support the SE100 as a partner, providing assistance with due diligence during the awards decision process.

The 2014 winners will share a £30, 000 prize fund that will be awarded at the RBS SE100 Annual Awards on the 24th November 2014, at the Good Deals social investment conference in London. The shortlist is divided into five categories: Sustainable Growth, Social Impact, Trailblazing Newcomer and the Resilience and Storyteller awards:

 

Growth champion nominees:

Manor House Development Trust

Ripplez CIC

P3 Charity

Co-Wheels

Changing Lives in Cheshire

EBP

Goodwill Solutions

 

Impact champion nominees:

Cockpit Arts

FRC Group

Patchwork People

Goodwill Solutions

Social adVentures

Wellbeing Works

 

Trailblazing newcomer nominees:

The Bidgley Power Foundation

Realise Futures CIC

Bad Idea organisation CIC

Citizen Bank

 

Storyteller award nominees:

Patchwork People

John Taylor Hospice

Cause 4

The Fig Tree

Landlife National Wildflower Centre

Shared Interest

 

Resilience award nominees:

BELU water

The Reader Organisation

FRC Group

John Taylor Hospice

 

Duncan Sloan, RBS Head of Community Banking, said: “RBS has been supporting businesses set up to solve social problems for many years. The social enterprise sector is a valuable part of the UK economy and it is our aim to support its development. The RBS SE100 awards allow us to celebrate the successes of the UK’s social enterprises. Sometimes social enterprises need funding to get off the ground, other times they need access to the right networks to ensure they can evolve. The RBS SE100 index provides just that, and is a key initiative in our commitment to the success of the social enterprise sector.”

Further details about the shortlisted organisations can be found on: SE100.net

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