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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!

SEI - Blue Sky Sessions

The Social Enterprise Institute are offering free E-Learning to any social entrepreneur who takes part in their Blue Sky Sessions throughout May!

The Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019

The Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 is now live and open for entries - get your applications in now - deadline Sunday 7 July!

GWR Shortlisted for National Recycling Award!

Glasgow Wood Recycling is delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted as a finalist in the MRW National Recycling Awards 2019.

Community Learning Exchange Now Open!

The Community Learning Exchange is a fantastic opportunity for communities to learn through the exchange of ideas and the sharing of common solutions. When community groups make visits to other communities, the most valuable part is often meeting new people with similar interests and gaining new insights and perspectives on shared challenges. Visiting groups come away armed with new ideas and approaches, and host organisations have the opportunity to explain their project to a new and interested audience, often seeing their own projects afresh through new eyes.

Raise the Roof with the Glad Cafe

Throughout their tenancy in Pollokshaws Road The Glad Cafe have had on-going problems with their leaky flat roof, which the factor has simply not addressed. The good news is that because Camphill Gate (the tenement block they are part of) is listed, the whole of the deteriorating building (ie tenement, shops and our bit) is now qualifying for grants from the likes of Glasgow Building Preservation Trust, to the tune of half the renovation costs.

Launch of the Investing in Communities Fund

Scottish Government are delighted to confirm that their new Investing in Communities Fund has been launched. The Fund is now open for applications from Tuesday 7th May 2019 until the deadline of Friday 14th June and is delivered as part of the Empowering Communities Programme. The Investing in Communities Fund is a new streamlined communities fund to tackle disadvantage, poverty and inequality that encourages community-led development, design and delivery of sustainable local solutions addressing local issues, circumstances and aspirations across a broad range of community led activity.

Apparelxchange New Online Shop!

Apparelxchange are really pleased to let you know they have been busy developing their website and online shop.

Connectivity Commission, GCC

The independent Glasgow Connectivity Commission was established in November 2017. The Commission is chaired by Professor David Begg and it has been challenged to generate bold, fresh ideas to transform Scotland's biggest city; making it a more liveable and breathable place which is even more attractive to visitors, businesses and citizens.

Volunteering for all

A new framework aimed at getting more people involved in volunteering has been launched.

Congratulations to Connect Community Trust

A sports hall in Easterhouse, a disused mill in John O’Groats, an area of amenity land in Strathpeffer and a stretch of foreshore on the Isle of Skye will soon be in the hands of local people as four community groups receive financial support from the Scottish Land Fund.

Merry-go-round gallops in to the future

Merry-go-round opened its doors in April 2012, with the aim of supporting local families. They wanted to create a welcoming space where families could source high quality pre-used baby and children's goods that wouldn't cost the earth. They wanted to create a community hub where families could come together. And they wanted to provide free packs of essential items to families who needed a little extra help.

Invitation to apply to join Unity Board

Unity are seeking Board Members who share their core values, have a passion for social enterprise and will uphold our commitment to equality, inclusion and opportunity for all.

Pre-consultation draft Clyde Regional Marine Plan

Clyde Marine Planning PArtnership would like to inform you that the pre-consultation draft Clyde Regional Marine Plan is now open for consultation.

Halving the Disability Gap: The role of Social Firms

The latest Briefing Paper from Social Firms Scotland showcases how Social Firms can support Government's ambition to at least halve the disability employment gap by 2038.

Can you help with an analysis of digital technology skills survey?

Skills Development Scotland on behalf of the Digital Technologies Skills Group, are undertaking an analysis of the Digital Technologies sector in Scotland.

Five ways civil society organisations can prepare for EU exit

Use the government’s public information campaign and the 5 areas below to understand how leaving the EU could affect your organisation and what you can do to prepare.

Community Environmental Issues Survey from Glasgow Eco Trust

Are you concerned about environmental issues in your community?

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