Spruce Carpets is a dynamic social enterprise helping people on low incomes secure access to low cost floor coverings, by diverting valuable resources from landfill and helping people to overcome barriers to employment in the process. We are well on our way to become a £1 million+ turnover, making a leading contribution to carpet re-use in Scotland. We now need an experienced finance manager with sound and comprehensive skills and knowledge and who will be confident and credible when discussing detailed financial/ business plans with potential future investors and grant funders
ILF (Independent Living Fund) Scotland has opened an exciting new fund (totalling £5 million per year) for young people who need support in Scotland.
New round of grants for smaller grassroots, third sector organisations in Scotland working hard to tackle welfare reform and poverty in communities throughout Scotland.
We are delighted to announce that the Social Enterprise Strategy for Glasgow, 2018-2028 was launched at the SEWF Academic Symposium Civic Reception at the Glasgow City Chambers on 10th September.
Locavore exists to help build more sustainable food systems which are better for the environment, local communities and our economy.
The shortlist for the Social Enterprise Awards 2018 has now been announced by Social Enterprise Scotland, see names in alphabetical order below.
Join Move On for their second annual open day at the Move On/FareShare Glasgow Depot for an afternoon of information on Move On and FareShare's current and future projects. Along with a celebration of our charity partners in the community food sector.
Could your charity or social enterprise benefit from funds raised through Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR)? Would you like to know more?
CEMVO Scotland are delighted to tell you about this amazing opportunity to join the Ethnic Minority Environmental Network at our Climate Change Makers Residential weekend of shared learning, inspirational talks, activities and making connections on climate change issues.
On Saturday 8th September, Whiteinch Centre is hosting Feel Good, have fun from 11am – 2pm.
The National Strategy for Community Justice (NSCJ) identified strategic, collaborative planning and delivery of services as a priority. To support this, Community Justice Scotland is leading on the development of a Strategic Commissioning Framework: a universal process for use at local, national (and where appropriate, regional) levels. It will take a needs-led, outcomes focussed approach and support improvements to effective, evidence-based intervention. The Framework process will support partners in their strategic planning, delivery and review of community justice services, and where appropriate, with the procurement/’purchase’ of services.
The Scottish Government’s Accessible Travel Framework was published in September 2016. Disabled people have absolute rights to live a life of equal opportunities. The ability to travel is an important enabler to access those opportunities.
The Ferries Accessibility Fund was set up in line with a commitment made in “Scottish Ferry Services: Ferries Plan (2013-2022).
Recent research shows that speaking a foreign language can postpone the effects of dementia by up to 5 years. Lingo Flamingo are a social enterprise who provide the tailored outreach language workshops to older adults in care homes and day centres delaying the effects of dementia by keeping older adult’s brains’ fit and active.
Indigo Group are currently recruiting for:
Link is one of Scotland’s largest social landlords providing services to more than 15,000 people. Regarded as a sector leader, the group comprises of eight vibrant and diverse social enterprise companies who provide a variety of socially inclusive regeneration, housing and support services to those who need it most across Scotland.
Mellow Parenting are hosting a FREE open information session about their Mellow Ready Programme.
SIS invite you to our upcoming series of events, ‘Understanding Social Investment’, delivered by the ASSIST Business Support initiative.
This group is funded specifically for people over 55 who might find themselves feeling isolated and lonely. Sessions are very relaxed and will incorporate a range of Arts and craft ideas as well as plenty of space for people to share their own craft skills.
Castlemilk Relaxation Centre are looking for volunteer therapists, if you are interested please get in touch with them at www.crc-glasgow.com or on 0141 630 0111.