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Rural and Island Views Needed

Rural and Island Views Needed

The Scottish Government is consulting the sector on the nature, values and services you would want to see from a single intermediary body for social enterprise as outlined in the new Social Enterprise Action Plan. You can add your views via this survey Survey–...

Social Enterprise World Forum- Youth Forum

Social Enterprise World Forum- Youth Forum

27 September Calling all young changemakers, join the SEWF Youth Forum on 27 September to connect, learn and be inspired! The event is free for all under 30s and the first 500 to register will get free access to SEWF 2021 on 28-29 September. Programme content will be...

Island Communities Fund (ICF) Launched

Island Communities Fund (ICF) Launched

Community organisations and businesses can apply for grants of up to £150,000 for projects focussed on supporting sustainable island economies and the journey towards net zero. The fund will support ‘shovel-ready’, island-based, community led projects that...

A new version of Scotland’s Social Enterprise Support Map

A new version of Scotland’s Social Enterprise Support Map

Developed by Community Enterprise and Bold Studio this free tool is designed to build connections between community and social enterprises and support organisations across Scotland. Categorised by type, location, sector and ambitions ‘this online tool is here to help...

New Social Enterprise Action Plan

New Social Enterprise Action Plan

Inclusive growth through social enterprise Scotland’s Social Enterprise Action Plan/ 2021-2024 This second of three action plans for social enterprise was published on March 24th. It positions social enterprise as central to Scotland’s renewal rooted in fairness and...

New Virtual Community Learning Exchange Series

We would like to invite you to our upcoming series of virtual community learning exchanges, funded by the Scottish Community Alliance. The sessions will focus on themes identified by Rural SEN members as important to their future plans, and will be hosted by social...

Women in the Rural Economy Training Fund

Women in the Rural Economy Training Fund

Administered by LANTRA, this fund has been created to give women in Rural Scotland more opportunities for land-based and aquaculture training.   100% funding is available for training up to the value of £500 per course and applications for training over the value...

An eye to the future

An eye to the future

Our next series of virtual learning exchanges will be in March. Funded by the Scottish Community Alliance they cover themes identified by Rural SEN members as key to their future development. We will kick off on March 9th with Involving Young People in Rural Social...

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