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Support and Resources During COVID-19

This page is a place to collate everything going on to assist us all to get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Below you’ll find work going on by Social Value UK and Social Value International, as well as resources from within our network and other resources we think you may find useful.

If there is anything you’d like to add, please e-mail david.thomas@socialvalueuk.org.

Social Value UK Support

Social Value UK is hosting weekly Ideas Exchanges, these are online discussions taking place on Zoom on Fridays. These are entirely free for members and non-members. Find out what’s coming up and register here.

Social Value UK is offering a range of distance learning options:

OPTION 1) Social Value International Practitioner Package and Level 1: Associate Practitioner 

The Practitioner Package is a dedicated online learning platform that will guide you, step-by-step, through an SROI or Social Impact Report. This package is designed to offer practical support for anyone developing their social impact practice.  

It contains a library of resources including templates for data collection and reporting and a series of introductory training videos that help practitioners to prepare for the online exam to become an Associate Practitioner with SVI.  

The Associate Practitioner application usually costs £300, but for a limited time, we will be offering the Practitioner Package AND Level 1 application together for £300. Find out more about the Practitioner Package here, and about the Practitioner Pathway here

OPTION 2) Online Accredited Practitioner Training costing £300 + VAT

We will be testing online delivery of our most popular training course; Social Value and SROI Accredited Practitioner training.  This course will cover all of the same content as the 2 day course in person, over 6 online sessions lasting 3 hours each, this is more contact time than takes place in person and will include some 1-2-1 mentoring.

Starting on 26th of March and running for 6 weeks. 

This Course and Accreditation

Anyone wishing to become an SROI Accredited Practitioner will need to have attended all of this course. Training does not include or guarantee accreditation, but is a necessary step towards becoming an accredited practitioner. Find out more about Social Value & SROI Accreditation (additional costs apply).

As this is a beta-testing we are offering a reduced rate of £300 + VAT

Please register your interest here

OPTION 3) Remote Mentoring costing £2250 + VAT, with discounts available for members

The SROI mentoring programme is designed for individual practitioners who have completed the Practitioner Training and are undertaking an SROI. During three days of support, you will be taken through the SROI process, from scoping to reporting in five mentoring steps. These costs include 21 hours of remote contact (email, phone, Skype etc.) with a mentor.

Find out more here.

Social Value International Support

Social Value International is launching the Social Value Always Matters video interview series on our YouTube Channel. You can subscribe here.

Check out the current two episodes here:

Social Value International will be hosting a webinar series called Principle by Principle, which will weekly go through the application of the Social Value Principles.

Other resources

Coronavirus benefits, sick pay and lost hours: your rights in the UK

COVID Symptoms Tracker

Taking care of yourself during the Coronavirus crisis

Sticking Together While Staying Apart

How B Corps Choose to B: Supporting Employees Through Tough Times

Social enterprises and COVID-19: Grants, loans and other funding

Philanthropic Opportunities to Systemically Mitigate Pandemic Impact

Alliance Magazine Coronavirus coverage

Tech Against Coronavirus

Stonesoup Webinar on Resources to Use

Reinvent Business – The Condition of the Pandemic

Investors for Impact – COVID 19 Response

Iseal Alliance Webinars

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