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Studio share available in Glasgow

Studio share available in Glasgow, City Centre/Merchant city in South Block Studios (60-64 Osborne St). It is a spacious (316 Sq. Ft), warm and bright corner studio on the 3rd floor with good natural south-facing light shared with a product designer/maker. Suitable for creatives, freelancers etc. South Block has central heating, communal water supply on all levels, passenger lift, goods lift, reception/exhibitions and events space, café, Wi-Fi and 24 hour access.

The Wee Retreat - Courses

The Wee Retreat is a meditation & well-being centre in southside Glasgow offering mindfulness meditation courses & retreats as well as other wellbeing events to increase personal awareness and a sense of peace.

Get on Board - Social Enterprise Academy

Social Enterprise Academy are looking for new volunteer board members with varied personal and professional characteristics and experiences who are able to commit to a minimum of 45 hours per year. They are seeking people with shared values around achieving social impact through learning and development but with different ways of thinking and doing things.

Young Enterprise Scotland Needs Your HELP

Young Enterprise Scotland is shortlisted for a chance to win £100k to enable the development of their Team Programme in Scotland. The Team Programme is an enterprise journey for students who have mild to moderate learning difficulties. Designed to aid young people’s transition from education into independent living and employment, the programme develops confidence and life skills through working as a team to set up and run an enterprise.

LaunchMe Round Five from Firstport

Scotland’s social enterprise accelerator is back for a fifth round! LaunchMe is a business support and investment readiness programme that helps ambitious social enterprises to scale and make a greater impact. Applications will close on the 21st October.

Deadline Extended - Social Enterprise Board seeking Industry Representative

An industry representative place has become available on the Social Enterprise Board (SEB) in Glasgow and the application process is now open!

The Smiley Network matches charities with people who can be of help

A new charity social network called The Smiley Network aims to work as a matchmaker between charities and people who can volunteer legal, marketing, accounting, and other skills that theses charities may require. It can also match members of the public to causes, charities and social enterprises they feel most passionate about wanting to help.

Project Ability’s most exciting exhibition ‘Young Talent’ is opening on the 17th August

It is time to announce one of Project Ability’s most exciting exhibitions of the year … Young Talent!

Associate Member News - The Outwith Agency writing space opens in Govanhill

GSEN Associate member The Outwith Agency has now opened its dedicated space for writers on Albert Road, Govanhill.

Associate Member News - Adam Piggot

GSEN Associate Member, brand specialist and identity designer, Adam Piggot, has just launched a new website. It provides full details of his Brand Definition Workshops, which are free to GSEN members.

Social Enterprise & Community Cafe Activity - SURVEY

SENSCOT have recently been working with NHS Health Scotland to explore the role that community café activity plays within social enterprise.

Just Enterprise

An innovative new version of Just Enterprise, the Scottish Government’s programme of business support for social enterprises and enterprising charities is currently in the works. With new topics including digital marketing, internationalisation and social impact measurement, the programme will help social enterprises become more sustainable and have more impact.

Kaleyard offers cuisine Catering

Kaleyard is offering delicious contemporary Pakistani cuisine and Persian, Middle Eastern cuisine catering for all CIC events for more info and menus/rate please email email Sumayya at Hello@kaleyard.org

Celebrated social innovation incubator Good Ideas expands to Glasgow

Applications opened earlier this week for Good Ideas Glasgow, following two introductory workshops in April and June. There are 12 places on the six-month incubator, with additional spots on the two-day workshop that kicks off the programme in September.

Glasgow Social Enterprise Board: Social Enterprise Survey 2019

The team which supports social enterprise in Glasgow City Council has a summer intern to conduct research. As part of this work, a short survey has been developed. It would be most helpful if you could take a few minutes to complete the questionnaire and provide your views on the issues raised. Deadline for completed responses is Thursday the 1 st of August 2019.

UPDATE – GCC Development of New Grant Fund

Glasgow City Council's Strategic Plan 2017-2022 set out a commitment to "Review how we fund third sector and community groups to reflect a partnership approach and simplifying procedures". Read more about this and the recent IGF Review Briefing note here

Kick Off Project 2019 from SIE and GCU

SIE are currently seeking organisations to be involved in this year’s Kick Off Project at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). Now in its fifth year the Kick Off Project sees final-year digital design students undertake design challenges on behalf of client organisations over a four-week period (late Sept – late Oct).

Access Africa Programme

The Access Africa Programme enables Scottish social enterprises and social entrepreneurs to explore and expand into African markets. It provides market research and business development support, funded by the Scottish Government, to enterprises and individuals who have an idea, product, service or model that could make a real impact in Sub-Saharan Africa. Delivered by our Edinburgh-based office alongside our teams in Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia, we have so far supported more than 20 Scottish organisations and individuals to take their first steps into African markets.

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