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Upcoming SDP Training

Take some time to find out more about the training available from the Supplier Development Programme including Webinars and Events.

Congratulations to Susan Aktemel

Our huge congratulations to Susan who received the Strathclyde Academy for Distinguished Entrepreneurs award from Strathclyde University last week. Susan is the first social entrepreneur to be inducted into the SADE - and the 17th in total.

Senscot Blog: Putting the benefits of SEN membership into numbers

Thank you to SENSCOT who have written this blog is based on Assist Social Capital’s Unlocking Potential Impact Evaluation Pilot, which studied the impact being made by four Social Enterprise Networks in Scotland. You can read the full report here.

Board Vacancy - Chair, The Village Storytelling Centre

The Village Storytelling Centre Chair, of over 4 years, is moving on to a wonderful new chapter and they are now looking for a dynamic new Chair Person to move the organisation forward into it’s next stage of development. Can you help find the perfect person?

GCC approves Social Enterprise Strategy Action Plan

A three year Action Plan to deliver Glasgow's Social Enterprise Strategy was today (30 May) approved by Glasgow City Council.

Inspiring City Awards 2019

Glasgow Chamber is once again teaming up with The Herald to provide a platform to recognise the citizens and organisations who are working at every level in the local community, sport, education, industry, culture, arts and the environment at the seventh annual Inspiring City Awards.

GCVS names Ian Bruce as new Chief Executive

Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector (GCVS), the main development and support agency for voluntary and community organisations in Glasgow, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Bruce as its new Chief Executive. Ian will take over from the current Chief Executive Helen Macneil, who retires at the end of June, after 28 years with the organisation, 16 years as its CEO.

Aye Cycle Glasgow to launch with event on 14th June

Aye Cycle Glasgow has been launched. The online hub for all things cycling in and around the city of Glasgow. Find out about bikes, maintenance, cycle routes, events, and all the organisations that support the cyclists of Glasgow.

GSEN appoints new Chair

This week saw Betty Elliott step down as Chair of GSEN. Betty has had a significant impact on the development and growth of the organisation. On behalf of the staff and Board our sincere thanks go to Betty for all of her guidance and support over the years, including our transition from an unincorporated organisation to the organisation we are now.

New Stretch Target from The Glad Cafe

Our congratulations to the Glad Cafe who have made it, raising £40,000 through their crowdfunder!

Pioneer Mutual Credit Union shortlisted for Innovator of the Year in Local Awards

Following a huge number of entries for the inaugural All About Barrhead Awards, we are pleased and excited to announce that Pioneer Mutual Credit Union are finalists in the Innovator of the year category. The winners of all 7 categories will be announced at an awards dinner on the 31st May. The Awards have been developed to celebrate every aspect of the local community, from local businesses, organisations and even individuals who strive to make Barrhead a better place to live, work, shop and visit. The Barrhead Innovator of the Year will celebrate the local organization who has been most innovative, be it in their use of products, marketing, events or desire to continually improve.

Associate Member News - EEC on That's TV

EEC was showcased last Friday 17th May on That's TV (Freeview Channel 8).

Building Public Trust Award for Impact in Social Enterprise from PwC

PwC are pleased to announce that the Building Public Trust Award for Impact in Social Enterprise is now open for applications. This award, in collaboration with the School for Social Entrepreneurs, recognises excellence in social enterprises demonstrating a positive social or environmental impact.

Bealach House Day Service announced as winner in Scottish Care Awards 2019

Bealach House Day Service has been recognised as one of the leading care providers in Scotland at a prestigious evening awards ceremony celebrating the best of the independent care at home and housing support sector.

Office Space to let from Merry-go-round

Merry-go-round have an office available to sublet on Nithsdale Road.

Arkbound Foundation seeking Trustees

Arkbound Foundation been round since May 2017 as an incorporated and a 100% charitable publisher. Any profits made from the sale of books go straight into resources, which provide more opportunities for disadvantaged people and communities.

Glasgow Wood Recycling seeking Board Members

Glasgow Wood Recycling seek an enthusiastic and committed individual who has a passion for environmental issues and who may have educational / work experience in marketing, finance or business generally.

Registration of Interest to join The Dream Machine Board

The Dream Machine welcome applications from people who can voice the needs of local communities and have a passion for creating a healthier, happier Glasgow.

New Just Enterprise Programme announced

Glasgow based social enterprise CEIS is delighted to have once again led a consortium of third sector organisations to deliver the national Just Enterprise programme of business support.

Office Space Available from Wasps

Wasps are delighted to present two attractive offices, available to let to creative charities and enterprises at the beautiful Briggait in the heart of Glasgow's Merchant City!

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