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Bike for Good is applying for Energy Saving Trust funding and need your help!

Bike for Good is applying for Energy Saving Trust funding to develop an E-cargo Bike Trial Loan Library for businesses to try before buying.

Stalled Spaces Application - Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Council in partnership with Glasgow Housing Association, seeks applications from community groups/organizations interested in developing temporary projects on vacant and under utilised open spaces in Glasgow.

6 month Mindfulness Meditation Transformational programme from The Wee Retreat

The Wee retreat are launching a 6 month Mindfulness Meditation Transformational programme in January!

Thriving Survivors News

Thriving Survivors have recently moved from theirr office in Tollcross Mansionhouse to their new head office The Tobacco Merchants House.Glasgow G1 1DT.

Branding Competition – Brand for Growth : The Results

Brand for Growth is an opportunity for social enterprises with high impact potential but with limited resources to take some time out and receive in-depth technical support, from a team of experienced graphic designers, to consider their branding. Funded by the Scottish Government as part of the 3 year Social Enterprise Action Plan ‘Building a Sustainable Social Enterprise Sector,’ Brand for Growth is a competitive programme aimed at ambitious social enterprises who can bring something to the table themselves even if that is just time, passion and commitment. The programme is being delivered by BOLD, part of the Community Enterprise family.

GalGael Winter Fair


Cadder Community Centre and Social Enterprise Hot Desk and Office Availability

Cadder Community Centre provides a base for social gathering and the provision of services, activities and events open to all ages and backgrounds of residents living in Cadder and the wider north west area of the city. The facility provides a range of rooms available to hire and w offer a discounted rate for community organisations and those looking for longer term lets or full day use of rooms.

Scotland’s Social Enterprise Action Plan (2020-23): Consultation

In April 2017, the Scottish Government published a three-year Action Plan to develop the potential of the social enterprise sector (including enterprising charities and not-for-profit businesses of many forms). The plan set out 92 actions to stimulate social entrepreneurship, build stronger organisations, and realise market opportunities for the sector. Please take this opportunity to inform the next Social Enterprise Action Plan (2020-23).

Food shopping with Society Zero CIC is nearly here!

Society Zero want to bring you Scotland's first mobile zero waste shop!

FOI extension of coverage consultation - WEBINAR

You are invited to participate in a webinar on the Scottish Government’s live FOI extension of coverage consultation (closes 22nd November 2019), hosted by SCVO in collaboration with the Scottish Government and OSCR.

Nutrition Scotland shortlisted for The Caroline Walker Trust

We are pleased to announce that Nutrition Scotland has been shortlisted for the CWT 2019 30th Anniversary 'Food Hero' Award!

Social enterprise – creating social or environmental benefit is the primary objective

The most up-to-date picture of social enterprises in Scotland was unveiled last month by Aileen Campbell, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government. The Social Enterprise Census 2019 revealed that there are now an estimated 6,025 social enterprises operating in Scotland – an increase of more than 800 since the first census in 2015. Social enterprises employ over 88,000 people and according to the report is also making a sizeable £2.3 billionn contribution to Scotland’s economy.

Social Enterprise in Glasgow 2019

Our fourth report detailing the scale and economic impact of social enterprises in Glasgow is now available!

1:1 coaching sessions with the Academy

The Social Enterprise Academy are delighted to invite you to join their Coaching Programme.

Bike for Good Blog

Bike for Good have recently started anew blog to share all their news, check it out here.

An evaluation of Glasgow City participatory budgeting pilot wards 2018/19

Read more on the recently released GCPH report for Glasgow City Council: An evaluation of Glasgow City participatory budgeting pilot wards 2018/19.

Area and Sector Partnerships - Glasgow CPP surveys

The Community Planning Partnership structure in Glasgow includes three Sector Partnerships (North West, South and North East) and 23 Area Partnerships (operating at electoral ward level). The structure has been in place since 2013 with little change to remits or membership.

A review of the Sector and Area Partnerships is underway that examines their purpose and functions and aims to provide clearer terms of reference; ensure membership is appropriate to deliver revised remits; clarify roles and responsibilities; and provide clear connections and reporting lines with related plans, strategies and structures.

As part of the review, an online survey has been developed to gather views on both area and sector partnerships. The survey can be accessed at the following link: The survey will close on 31st October 2019.