Bridging To The Future
29th May 2014
Direct and practical ways of creating jobs, events, training and consultancy. We are a Business Incubator: invests, creates and supports young and new entrepreneurs to establish Social Enterprises and SMEs and to become self employed.Delivers hands on business coaching, methodologies for business start-ups and micro investment.The Bridge Model, the basis of our work and the SLAM! programme, our coaching programme,have been adapted into courses for schools, colleges and vocational students.We work directly with 16 micro businesses,and deliver consultancy and training to a wide variety of clients.Our work has extended to Italy,Lithuania, Russia and Slovakia.We are currently fostering the Social Innovation Greenhouse as well as working with organisations from seven European Union countries.
Since 2007, Bridging to the Future has worked to offer practical solutions in education, communities and employment. Working in Cornwall, Liverpool, Plymouth, London, as well as in our local area of Birmingham, we also work directly with companies and organisations from Italy, Lithuania, Slovakia and Russia and are currently diffusing our ideas and methodologies to Greece, The Netherlands, Spain and Bulgaria. We originated with a strong presence in education and have diversified into social innovation, social enterprise, business incubation, job creation and inclusion. We offer delivery services, consultancy, training, coaching, business space and event organisation. Our record of having help create 16 micro businesses and train over 300 young people are amongst our proudest achievements.
Cutting dependency, creating jobs, enabling and inspiring communities and individuals - this is at the hear of what Bridging to the Future. We are driven by the belief that the solution to spatially and generationally persistent deprivation, alienation, poverty and underachievement lies with the people and communities affected. Our mission is to deliver proven methods, approaches and support to build self solutions and sustainable solutions to communities. Local solutions to local issues through self dependency is our belief.