About Sunderland BME Network

Sunderland Black and Minority Ethnic Network Limited (SBMEN) was set up in 2005 to provide infrastructure support for Members and the wider community in the Sunderland area.

New Members and Associate Members are always very welcome – you can find out about our existing Members by clicking here, there are also documents which you can download and complete straight away if you would like to join us. Membership is free.


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Sustainable Sunderland is a three and a half year project led by Sunderland BME Network Limited. The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) awarded £999,066 funding support to the Sustainable Sunderland partnership led by Sunderland BME Network Limited.

The partnership was made up of organisations who can provide advice and information in the local area.

Sustainable Sunderland has it’s own dedicated website – please click here to visit the Sustainable Sunderland website (opens in a new window).