Great reasons to become a 3SC member!


At 3SC, we’re dedicated to supporting social enterprises to grow by helping them win and successfully deliver public sector contracts either as an individual organisation or as part of a 3SC supply chain.


For a small yearly fee, 3SC members can take advantage of a fabulous set of benefits specifically aimed at supporting growth:


  • Face-to-face and virtual events offering top tips on winning bids and delivering high quality programmes
  • Receiving information on tender opportunities for programmes serving Disability, Employment, Justice and Youth
  • The chance to be part of a 3SC-managed supply chain in the delivery of public sector programmes
  • Access to business support and guidance across many areas including funding, marketing and social impact evaluation
  • Being part of an influential group of charities and social organisations seeking to open up the public procurement processes to allow the organisations, especially the smaller ones, to compete fairly for contracts.


Events to help you grow!


Our 125+ members tell us that they really value the 3SC online events programme. Recent events focused on:


  • How to work closely with prime contractors for mutual benefit
  • How to submit a successful bid for a Ministry of Justice contract
  • How to ensure the well-being of your staff.


In 2023, we will have a full programme of events including:


  • Supporting women at work (International Women’s Day)
  • Shaping and delivering integrated health and care services
  • Using tech to better support participants and leaners.


Delivering contracts with confidence


3SC is proud to be an ethical contract manager and working with us can give you access to:


  • Improved bidding capacity
  • Better contract delivery readiness
  • A proven IT framework for delivery reporting purposes
  • CIPD certified events
  • A network which supports smaller and medium sized organisations.


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