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The largest free third sector event in the UK is back, hosting over 60 events at the SEC in Glasgow on the 20th and 21st of February.

Workplace innovation workshop: people-centred change for social enterprises. 

Applications are now open for Elevator’s Accelerator Programme.

The 2019 AccelerateHER Awards have now been launched, aimed at celebrating and supporting aspirational female entrepreneurs based in Scotland.

The Social Innovation Tournament, run by the European Investment Bank Institute, recognises and supports the best European social entrepreneurs. The competition will be accepting applications between 1st February and the 7th March 2019. 

 

The NatWest SE100 celebrates the growth, impact and resilience of social ventures in the UK.

Music Broth is a social enterprise and charitable organisation with the aim of improving access to musical instruments and equipment for everyone.

Zero waste supermarket The Eco Larder has officially opened in Edinburgh today (Tuesday 20 November) following a £5000 Start It award from Firstport.

Firstport CEO, Josiah Lockhart, was named in the top 25 charity leaders on social media at the Social CEO Awards on 7 November

Congratulations to Jordan McPhail, who was crowned 'Social Enterprise Champion - Under 26' at the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland on 6 November

Part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, this year Social Enterprise Day will take place on Thursday 15 November

Need a funding boost for your social enterprise? See our latest selection below

Events are a great way to gain knowledge and meet other social entrepreneurs. Find out what's coming up across Scotland. 

Make sure you don't miss out on training opportunities for social entrepreneurs. And many of them are free!

Three projects run by young adults are the first to be awarded funding through Pounds for Purpose, a new programme delivered by social enterprise development agency Firstport.

Gerard McKenzie-Govan, founder of The Blankfaces, was one of 20 individuals to receive a share of £200,000 funding from social enterprise development agency, Firstport. The grants were awarded as part of the Scottish Government’s Social Entrepreneurs Fund.

Firecracker Films are looking for exciting products and the entrepreneurs behind them for a new BBC series

Make sure you don't miss out on training opportunities for social entrepreneurs. And many of them are free!

Events are a great way to gain knowledge and meet other social entrepreneurs. Find out what's coming up across Scotland. 

Need a funding boost for your social enterprise? See our latest selection below

A What if...Girvan co-working space has been set up, providing an area for the developing businesses to come together

The Melting Pot’s Good Ideas programme is open for applications until 7 November 2018

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