The 2014 RBS SE100 shortlist has been announced!

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November 12, 2014 Alyce, SE100 Team SE100 news & updates

Image: Belu Water, shortlisted for The RBS SE100 Resilience Award

A total of 27 organisations have been shortlisted from all over the UK highlighting the strength of the Social Enterprise sector and its ability to create both social change and economic growth nationwide. 


Growth champion nominees

Manor House Development Trust

Ripplez CIC

P3 Charity


Changing Lives in Cheshire


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 (since shortlisting Realise Futures have had their 3rd birthday and are no longer on the Newcomer Index, this will not affect their shortlisting)

Bad Idea organisation CIC

Citizen Bank (This for that)


Storyteller award nominees

Patchwork People

John Taylor Hospice 

Cause 4

The Fig Tree

Landlife National Wildflower Centre

Shared Interest Society


Resilience award nominees

BELU water

The Reader Organisation

FRC Group

John Taylor Hospice

Regions represented:

- 7 from the North West

- 6 from the East Midlands

- 4 from the North East

- 4 from London

- 3 from the West Midlands

- 2 from Scotland

- 1 from East of England

Sectors represented

- 7 from Health and Social Care

- 5 from Education and Youth

- As well as.... Regeneration and Community Development, Environment and Recycling, 

Business Services, Retail, Transport, Housing, Hospitality and Finance.

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.”

For the award criteria and information on past winners take a look at our awards page

Winners will be announced at Goods Deals 2014 on 24th November. Still not bought your Good Deals ticket? Click here