As part of the 10 year Social Enterprise Strategy, Community Enterprise worked with Bold to produce a new Social Enterprise Ecosystem Map for Scotland.
It is fundamentally a tool for social enterprises, social entrepreneurs, community organisations and third sector groups to find the support, funding, learning and networking they need to flourish.
The tool will be updated and improved over time. If you want to find out more about the social enterprise landscape:
If you’ve ever had the pleasure to visit Govan’s Orkney Street Enterprise Centre you’ll be well aware it’s a place with a certain ‘wow’ factor. The Edwardian prison has seen it’s fair share of local history and, most recently, has been the cherished home for some the stars of Glasgow’s social enterprise sector. Amongst these is The No.1 Befriending Agency, a CIC tackling isolation and chronic loneliness through the power of everyday connections.
South Seeds energy-saving handyman service helps solve common energy issues found in Victorian tenements on Glasgow’s southside, such as draughty windows and doors, clothes taking ages to dry and warm air disappearing up open chimneys.
The energy-saving handyman service is also available for local businesses and organisations wanting to reduce their energy bills.
Executive Director of Glasgow CAN Hannah Justad has some 30 minute one-to-one surgery slots, offering support for those creative ideas and questions you just have to speak to someone about.