CAN³ - How the accelerator programme works

A multi-approach programme tailored for your team. Four ‘lightbulb' moments: guaranteed!

 Using our experience of working with 100+ social enterprises and having run CAN³ for over 3 years, we have developed a programme that supports fast-growth organisations to develop their skills and grow their organisation quickly.

What are the benefits to my organisation?

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We guarantee after one year in CAN³, you will get:

  • Impact: A clearer idea of key outcomes and systems to monitor and improve.
  • Business: The ability to win more impactful, and more likely, opportunities to secure income.
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And in year two:

  • Impact: A more efficient and effective delivery of impact.
  • Business: A refined delivery model and financial/  funding model to sustainably scale.

What does the support include?

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Audit of impact strengths and weaknesses

Theory of Change

Dashboards for managing impact

An impact report


A business screening tool to prioritise income opportunities

A full review of cost-effectiveness of your business model

Refined delivery model/s to scale your business

A financial model for scaling and a seperate business plan

How is the support delivered?

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  • Consultancy Your organisation is assigned a project manager who works as a critical friend and capacity builder. This enables you to develop skills and tools to ensure you are benefiting from the work we do in the long term!
  • Coaching/ surgeries You will receive business coaching from our partners at Bubble Chamber, to help improve business clarity and refine products/services. This will be complemented by workshops with CAN SMT members, utilising their corporate and charity expertise to focus on core issues such as finance, sales, marketing and replication.
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  • P2P Hackathons We've developed an innovative offering for the sector! Your organisation will benefit from monthly hackathons with other CAN³ organisations will focus on live operational challenges. Through a 6x8 structure, individuals from 6 organisations will each have 8 minutes each to present a particular challenge they are facing and share ideas/recommendations with knowledgeable peers.
  • Impact Management Workshop A one day intensive workshop to identify the underlying but moveable barriers to improving your organisation's management of impact.

Looks good, but what on earth is an impact-led strategy? 

Impact-led strategy?

And what organisations have already benefited?

Our customers