Partnership for Procurement was established in May 2017 as a result of the Scottish Government’s 10 Year Social Enterprise Strategy. They are now entering the second year of their funding and building on the success of the first year of the programme they are looking for organisations from all sectors to provide feedback and help improve their services/resources for the future.
The Village Storytelling Centre are seeking board members and are hosting an informal information session on 31st July at 6pm. Join them to find out more about the fantastic opportunities available.
The Victorian Government’s Social Enterprise Strategy, the first-of-its-kind in Australia has been released recently! There has been ongoing discussions about the creation of an Australian first social enterprise sector-wide strategy and Victoria has positioned itself to lead the country in driving employment participation and inclusive economic growth through social enterprise.
Wasps is governed by a board of 11 directors, who bring a wide range of expertise to the organisation from across Scotland.
Scotland's Third Sector Governance Forum which brings together a range of people with knowledge and expertise in governance issues. They're currently consulting on our new draft version of the Scottish Governance Code for the Third Sector (Code). They would really appreciate if you could take the time to respond to our short online survey.
Following a successful Summit in November 2017, Glasgow City Council agreed to formalise its engagement with the Third Sector by developing a Concordat, which defines a set of principles and commitments for working together in partnership.
ApparelXchange CIC, a new Glasgow based social enterprise is launching its services at a retail unit in Shawlands Arcade, with 4 days of mega sales of low cost quality pre-worn school uniform.
The P4P team is delivering a webinar on Consortia Models on Friday 24th August at 11am.
Independent Advocacy is about everyone having a right to a voice and having that voice taken into account. Under mental health legislation, people have a legal right of access to an advocacy service. With a value base embedded in equalities and human rights, The Advocacy Project, located in Glasgow, is a long established independent advocacy provider across West Central Scotland with over 26 years of experience.
Come along to MILK café for a three course Iberian feast to raise funds for the Caravan Project; a charity which is dedicated to providing affordable and accessible holidays to families in Glasgow who are on a low income or facing challenging circumstances, such as mental health, illness or disability.
Congratulations to Eco Drama who secured funding to create a new theatrical production for early years audiences, The Whirlybird, an ecological ugly duckling tale set in a cosy willow bird’s nest, told through puppetry, music, movement and object manipulation.
The Village Storytelling Centre are currently recruiting for the following board positions:
Over 80 organisations have been funded by the above programme so far. The fund is open until 20th July, find out more here.
Senscot Legal was established in 2010 as a social enterprise, to provide a specialist offering quality, affordable legal advice and support to the social enterprise and wider third sector in Scotland. Senscot Legal`s objective is to provide a service that is approachable, accessible and affordable but also tailored to third sector issues.
The deadline for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2018 has been extended to Friday 20 July.
The new What’s On for July to September is now available to read online or download. As always, it's packed full of amazing activities and projects!
New and expanding businesses currently operating in, or considering relocating to, four areas of Glasgow (Calton, Canal, East Centre and North East) can access funding from Glasgow City Council through a new scheme - the Community Business Boost.