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Enter GWR competition to win a beautiful hardwood chopping board & a reclaimed oak whisky barrel spatula

Yes Chef! To celebrate the festive season Glasgow Wood Recycling are giving away one of these beautiful hardwood chopping boards & a reclaimed whisky barrel spatula!

Building Enterprising Boards from Just Enterprise

Just Enterprise is pleased to launch 'Building Enterprising Boards' a new programme designed to support social enterprise boards. They are currently recruiting Boards for our pilot programme starting January 2020. If you are based in North or South Lanarkshire, or Highlands and Islands please do sign up via the button below.

National Library of Scotland Draft 2020–2025 Strategy - Consultation Now Open

The National Library of Scotland is the largest library in the country, with more than 31 million items held in trust for the Scottish people. We preserve the memory of the nation with collections that span the centuries, from earliest times to the digital age.

Community Room available for hire in Govanhill/Crosshill

You may know Bike for Good moved into their swanky new premises on 539 Victoria Road 8 months ago....but did you know they have a lovely community room you can hire out for events/occasions?

Available office space from Won Connect

Won Connect have an office available in their building in Hillington and some hot desk space.

Total Homes Co-operative donates nearly 1,000 Christmas gifts

Total Homes Co-operative has donated hundreds of items to Connect Community Trust, one of the co-operative members and a community-based charity that provides a range of services in Glasgow’s East End.

Beth Welsh Awarded Minerva Award at the Credit Union ‘Oscars’

Beth Welsh, Pioneer Mutual Credit Union, was honoured to receive the inaugural Minerva Award – For the Empowerment of Girls and Women at the ninth annual Edward Filene Credit Union Awards for Performance Excellence. Credit Union leaders from across the UK gathered on the 23rd November in Manchester at the Marriot, to celebrate the success of the nominees and winners at the awards, know at the ‘Oscars’ for the credit union sector. The awards recognise the many achievements of credit unions with 14 different categories within Leadership, Enterprise and Community, celebrating the entire range of activities in which credit unions participate; and the 2019 awards saw an unprecedented level of entries.

GSEN Open Letter regarding Social Enterprise Places programme for Scotland

Many of you may have seen the recent announcement of the Social Enterprise Places Programme for Scotland. Whilst we are, and have been, supportive of initiatives that benefit social enterprise, on this occasion we have significant concerns regarding this proposal and feel there is merit in this open letter, intended to encourage dialogue and transparency in delivering, both at a national or local level, the best outcome for social enterprise.

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

GalGael

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 https://www.caddercommunitycentre.co.uk/facilities/ 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.

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