RAKE 2011 Awards

RAKE 2011 Awards
The third rund of funding took place in 2011 and three winning bids were announced in September 2011.

The key theme for the call was Entrepreneurial engagement with the “Big Society” Rhetoric and Realities

All projects have now been completed and the results were presented at a number of regional workshops throughout 2011 and 2012.

The three award holders from the 2011 RAKE Fund are:

Dr Bob Doherty of University of York and Professor Steven Broomhead of Liverpool Hope University with The role of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in developing and improving the entrepreneurial performance of the social enterprise sector

Dr Isobel O’Neil of Nottingham University Business School, Professor Deniz Ucbasuran and Dr Holly Birkett of University of Birmingham with Career Transitions and Development in the Social Enterprise Context: Drivers and Support Requirements

Ms Nicky Stevenson of The Guild, Professor Fergus Lyon of Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research and Third Sector Research Centre, Middlesex University and Ms Michele Rigby of Social Enterprise East of England with Funding realities in The Big Society: examining the transition of traditional voluntary and community organisations to the social enterprise model in the East of England