Social enterprise Hartcliffe wins major digital marketing grant

A South Bristol charity has been announced as the first winner of the recently launched ‘Noble Deeds’ scheme.

The program, originally established in the United States, was launched earlier in June, when local charities and nonprofits were invited to attend and learn more about the program before drafting their applications.

Heart of BS13, located in Hartcliffe, won the competition in its first year in the UK. He will now receive a £12,000 digital marketing support and training package.

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Heart of BS13 is a community organization turned social enterprise that addresses food insecurity and supports the mental and physical health of Hartcliffe and surrounding areas.

Chosen for its crucial role in the community helping people through the cost of living crisis, Heart of BS3 has worked consistently throughout the crisis to improve health equity in the region.

“After seeing the incredible work they do and how we could help them really engage people in the local community to build on that, it became a clear winner,” said Lorenzo Campbell, committee chair. British Noble Deeds.

“Not only does Heart of BS13 strive to be self-funding through social enterprise initiatives such as the sale of produce from its flower farm, meals cooked on site and a unique outdoor event rental space, but it directly feeds back the benefits gained into the community. .”

The Noble Deeds Program’s digital marketing support comes at a pivotal time for Heart of BS13 as it ramps up its social ventures to offer more to the community and expand its public profile.

As Georgina Perry, Managing Director of Heart of BS13 explains: “There is so much passion and support for what we do, the next step in our evolution is how we harness this and focus our efforts for impact. maximum positive. »

Georgina hopes that working alongside digital marketing experts will help Heart of BS13 with its own marketing campaign: “It’s also a great opportunity for our team here to develop their digital skills working with the Noble Performs team. We will be able to retain these skills for the future and make more informed decisions when considering marketing activities.

Noble has already helped clients such as Adobe, Rolls Royce, Air Asia and Yosemite with their international digital presence, and now hopes to offer its services to local small businesses.

Photo of BS13 George Perry’s heart with Ellen White of Noble attached. Pictured in the community kitchen where frozen ready meals are sold to the public to fund a community fridge for local families in need. This is one of the charity’s initiatives to support a healthy and thriving community in Hartcliffe and Withywood.

Main photo: Noble Deeds/Heart of BS13

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