Local social enterprises and their beneficiaries
The Resonance South West SITR Fund launched in February 2016, the Resonance West Midlands SITR Fund in February 2018 and the Resonance North West SITR Fund in May 2019 and has invested in social enterprises including:
Supports people with multiple and complex barriers to employment, training or social inclusion to become fulfilled, skilled and employed through work experience, apprenticeships and individually tailored and supported employment programmes.
Revenue is generated through its range of social enterprises including a commercial cleaning business and furniture up-cycling retail outlets.
Uses a range of outdoor facilities and activities to offer innovative and accessible outdoor training and development opportunities, developing soft skills such as confidence and team building and contributing to physical and mental health for communities in deprived areas.
Income is generated from a range of customers who use the outdoor adventure facilities and engage with their learning and development interventions, such as schools, youth groups, PRU’s, local councils.
Wildgoose Rural Training
Offers access to land-based activities, training, education and work experience for people with learning disabilities, brain injuries, mental health issues and school-excluded children to help them develop skills for independent living, work experience and employability skills.
Income is generated from individual students accessing this service (via their local council), school group visits and activity sessions and workshops offered to the general public.