organicARTS

The educational charity involving you in creative farm based learning for a healthy future

Sector
n/a

Company structure
Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee

Essence member since
1/12/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
To be part of a growing social enterprise movement, networking etc.

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
A venue for educational purposes, possible creative input

Website www.organicarts.org.uk

Emailchristine@organicarts.org.uk

 

Westbank Community Health & Care

Westbank aims to promote and improve the health and wellbeing of people in the local community, across Devon and beyond.

Improved health & wellbeing

Sector
Health & Care

Company structure
Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee

Essence member since
1/12/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
Opportunity to network with other social purpose organisations

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
Mentoring opportunities

Website www.westbank.org.uk

Email Sally.Lawson@westbank.org.uk

 

Bags of Genius

We make hope, you give it. Luxury consumer goods made to feel good.

To leave the world in a better place than I found it.

Sector
Consumer Goods

Company structure
Community Interest Company

Essence member since
8/5/2020

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
HELP

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
Graphics, design, absurd levels of enthusiasm, creativity and problem solving, techy-whizziness and a side-order of rocket science… 

Website www.bagsofgenius.co.uk

Email jay@bagsofgenius.co.uk

Third Sector Design

We provide CRM and associated services to non profits.

Non profits empowered by technology to achieve their goals.

Sector
IT

Company structure
Limited company

Essence member since
01/09/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
It is allowing us to explore becoming a social enterprise and giving us opportunities to network with other like minded socail enterprises.

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
CRM services.

Website www.thirdsectordesign.org

Email michaelmcandrew@thirdsectordesign.org or info@hridsectordesign.org

 

Maketank

Performance incubation space

We seek to engage the community of Exeter by providing a space for people to make amazing things. Primarily, the things in question will be performance but we accept artists from all mediums. We also seek to be a space where people can come together, in work, discussion and celebration.

Sector
Theatre

Company structure
Company Limited by Guarantee

Essence member since
01/12/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
Opportunity to network, to develop and learn

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
Our experience and initiative

Website www.maketank.org.uk

Email hello@maketank.org.uk 

 

PYRAMID-CIRCLE-SQUARE

Dramatherapy and Community Wellbeing.

To support community wellbeing and cohesion through creative and therapeutic pathways.

Sector
Arts in Health

Company structure
Sole Trader

Essence member since
01/12/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
Support and advice in setting up a new Social Enterprise; networking; CPD; socialising with like minded individuals.

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
10% discount on first 6 sessions of dramatherapy. Special ‘20% off’ rate for registered SEs and start-ups for creative facilitation, event planning / support / hosting. Various items to lend: a wide range of books on psychology, creative therapies, theatre practice etc; A-frames, black boards (for setting up a ‘stall’); a projector (including HDMI adaptor for Apple); props, costumes and materials.

Website n/a

Email ohmerryme@icloud.com

 

Eculture solutions

Supporting social enterprise development through technology.

eCulture Solutions Ltd my own business that I hope to develop into a social enterprise.

Sector
n/a

Company structure
Sole trader

Essence member since
1/12/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
I would like to help the development of the social enterprise network and growth of this sector in Exeter

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
More than 30 years business experience the technology sector

Website n/a

Email paul.white@eculturesolutions.com

 

Crediton Community Bookshop

Book shop & creative industries work hub

Create social cohesion & positive social change through literature & culture

Sector
Retail & Business Services

Company structure
Industrial Provident Society

Essence member since
1/12/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
Support & networking. Keep up to date on UNESCO city of literature

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
10% discount on co-working space in Crediton. Experience with literature & culture in rural Devon/schools/communities including well being and creating cohesive communities

Website www.creditoncommunitybookshop.co.uk

Email shop@creditoncommunitybookshop.co.uk

 

Funfair Books and Designs

Positive and Empowering Picture Books

People and planet are at the heart of all our objectives, they are: *To engage with people positively through fun, entertaining and positive content that empowers people to feel good about themselves and the world around them; *To explore themes that promote growth, understanding, hope and compassion, helping us be fairer to ourselves, the planet and others; *To support community, literacy and wellbeing through fairer access to children’s picture books; *To explore, understand and share the benefits of a lifelong love of reading.

Sector
Children’s Publishing

Company structure
Private Limited Company

Essence member since
01/12/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
I work alone so it would be great to meet like minded people and share some positivity!

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
I have spent the last 3 years of my own time developing a business that addresses a social problem and am passionate about helping others achieve their positive goals too. I am happy to share knowledge and advice – and would be more than happy to share the wellbeing and happiness science information.

Website www.funfairbooks.com

Email funfairbooks@protonmail.com

 

© funfair books and designs

 

Jelly SW CIC

Co working community events

Co working/ collaboration/ community

Sector
Business Services

Company structure
CIC

Essence member since
01/09/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
Build more collaborations / community strength

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
Collaboration and extended PR

Website www.jellysouthwest.org

Email louise@tinydesignsdevon.uk