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In November 2017 the Grassmarket Community Project was named Scottish Social Enterprise of the Year. In Feburary 2018 they were awarded Best Performing Business (11-50 employees) by Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce - the first time a charity has won this award.
Every year, the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) holds events across the country to give charity trustees and staff the opportunity to hear about our latest developments, meet OSCR staff and ask questions.
Organised by Glasgow Caledonian University, this event seeks to bring together a range of actors - social innovators, academics, students and enablers - to discuss how universities can support social innovation within their communities.
Tuesday 19 June - Social Enterprise Marketplace - Perth
At the Perth Subud Centre, drop in between 10am and 2pm to see the exciting variety social enterprises from in and around Perth
Hear from Gavin Neate, CEO of Neatebox and Collette Norval, Managing Director of Social Stuff. Come along to find out more about the entrepreneurs disrupting their industries in order to do good, chaired by Rachael Brown, CEO of Cultural Enterprise Office.
Free The Change gives ordinary people a free and simple framework to kickstart powerful conversations about what truly matters to you, your community, Scotland and the world... and to connect it with the real opportunities you have to make a difference - starting where you really are. They are holding a free taster session on 30 June, and another on 25 August, for prospective Free The Change meet-up/group initiators (and friends) to find out more about the framework and how to get going.
Early bird tickets have been extended to the end of June! The full programme for the Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 is now online, with Michael Sheen confirmed as one of the keynote speakers.