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Social Investment & Funding

10 May 2021

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We keep this page updated with new and current funding opportunities.Last update - 10th May...

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Shared values and a culture of business for good

26 April 2021

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A joint blog by Elle Adams, Impact Culture Lead and Interim Programme Manager, Scotland CAN B and...

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Social Enterprise Places for Scotland announced

13 January 2021

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Uist, Lewis and Govan recognised in new Social Enterprise Places Scotland...

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Policy Update

10 May 2021

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We keep this page updated with key policy news.Last update: 10th May 2021 Scottish Local...

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Pottery for social impact and mental health

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Leith Community Pottery, like so many other small businesses, has largely  been in “shut...

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Raising awareness for endangered species through gamification

04 May 2021

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Extincts CIC is an educational games and sustainable clothing company created in 2018 by us, a...

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Social Enterprise Spotlight – The Mind’s Well

28 April 2021

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Our newest Social Enterprise Spotlight is Maria Naranjo and The Mind's Well. The...

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Building a recycling revolution in bedlinen

19 April 2021

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Our social enterprise WASaBED was born in lockdown and has made steady progress over the last...

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Scotland’s Social Economy Pledge shines a light on local impact leaders

12 April 2021

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Thursday 6 May is the date of the next Scottish Parliament election. It’s an unusual election to...

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From ‘COVID-flex’ to ‘Fair Flex’ in the new workplace

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I was pleased to participate in Social Enterprise Scotland’s recent webinar ‘Fair Work and the...

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Webinars and Online Learning

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We keep this page updated weekly with new webinars and online learning opportunities, and also...

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Social Enterprise Spotlight – Edinburgh Community Yoga

06 April 2021

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Our newest Social Enterprise Spotlight is Lorraine Close and Edinburgh Community...

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Stitching a way to big social impacts

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Stitch The Gap CIC has a clear vision to have a direct impact on climate change, by equipping...

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What does the new Action Plan for Social Enterprise mean for our social enterprise community?

30 March 2021

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The latest Social Enterprise Action Plan for Scotland has now been published. As many of our...

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Why the secret to patient and affordable capital shouldn’t be a secret at all

29 March 2021

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I didn’t want to put any reader off by mentioning tax in the opening title to this blog, as...

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One year later for Scotland’s social enterprises

25 March 2021

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If you’d visited a fortune teller last March you’d have walked away with a smile, amused at...

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Social Enterprise Spotlight – Borders Sensory Hub

23 March 2021

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Our newest Social Enterprise Spotlight is Abby Allen and Borders Sensory Hub. Borders Sensory...

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Building community using the power of circus art

22 March 2021

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Aerial Art House is a studio space filled with laughter, friends and fun. Located in Edinburgh’s...

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The importance of land and buildings in community-led regeneration

15 March 2021

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Access to land offers opportunity. A space to try out something new. A space to creatively meet...

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