Big news! We are very excited to announce that our founder / co-director Isabel Emerson has been accepted onto the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Trade Up Programme, in partnership with the School for Social Entrepreneurs, and jointly funded by Big Lottery Fund.
This is a prestigious one-year learning programme, the first of its kind that offers Match Trading: grant-funding that pound-for-pound matches an increase in trading income, which ’empowers social entrepreneurs operating in challenging markets to develop their trading base, so they can build stronger futures’. Click here for more info about Match Trading.
Isabel founded Open Strings Music through participating in the School for Social Entrepreneurs’ Start Up programme in 2014, so we’re very excited about what this new programme will mean for us and the people we work with. The learning programme in October – watch this space for developments.