Social Enterprise Lancashire Network (Selnet Ltd) breakthrough
Social Enterprise Lancashire Network (Selnet) was established in 2005 by a group of Social Enterprise practitioners who recognised the support needed for voluntary & community organisations and social businesses to flourish.
Since then Selnet has evolved into an organisation with an established track record and strategic position in the North West. Due to its successful delivery of programmes and the cohesive Lancashire network Selnet is recognised as the voice of Social Enterprises within the county, representing the interests of the Lancashire social businesses at regional and national level. Bringing resources into the county to enable these businesses to grow, local communities to prosper and individuals to benefit from services and engage within their local area.
A social enterprise by definition Selnet now deliver a number of programmes that provide and facilitate mutual support amongst these organisations in addition to providing business development support to start-up and established Social Enterprise.
Selnet has a membership base of around 100 social enterprises who subscribe to an annual membership.