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Firstport CEO, Josiah Lockhart, was named in the top 25 charity leaders on social media at the Social CEO Awards on 7 November

Congratulations to Jordan McPhail, who was crowned 'Social Enterprise Champion - Under 26' at the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland on 6 November

Part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, this year Social Enterprise Day will take place on Thursday 15 November

Need a funding boost for your social enterprise? See our latest selection below

Events are a great way to gain knowledge and meet other social entrepreneurs. Find out what's coming up across Scotland. 

Make sure you don't miss out on training opportunities for social entrepreneurs. And many of them are free!

Three projects run by young adults are the first to be awarded funding through Pounds for Purpose, a new programme delivered by social enterprise development agency Firstport.

Gerard McKenzie-Govan, founder of The Blankfaces, was one of 20 individuals to receive a share of £200,000 funding from social enterprise development agency, Firstport. The grants were awarded as part of the Scottish Government’s Social Entrepreneurs Fund.

Firecracker Films are looking for exciting products and the entrepreneurs behind them for a new BBC series

Make sure you don't miss out on training opportunities for social entrepreneurs. And many of them are free!

Events are a great way to gain knowledge and meet other social entrepreneurs. Find out what's coming up across Scotland. 

Need a funding boost for your social enterprise? See our latest selection below

A What if...Girvan co-working space has been set up, providing an area for the developing businesses to come together

The Melting Pot’s Good Ideas programme is open for applications until 7 November 2018

A multi-sensory audio visual pop-up space for young people with additional support needs, a collaborative hub providing employment opportunities, and a programme of workshops using STEAM subjects for exploring emotional wellbeing in young girls have been announced as the 2018 winners of the Social Innovation Competition.

The shortlist for the Social Enterprise Awards 2018 has now been announced by Social Enterprise Scotland

Starting up a social enterprise is challenging - how did you overcome the difficulties you faced? Share your story with Scotland CAN DO

This year, Social Saturday will take place on 13 October

Need a funding boost for your social enterprise? See our latest selection below

Events are a great way to gain knowledge and meet other social entrepreneurs. Find out what's coming up across Scotland. 

Make sure you don't miss out on training opportunities for social entrepreneurs. And many of them are free!

What if...Girvan participant Home Cook School has been shortlisted for an Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce 2018 Business Award

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