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Senscot's vision is of a socially just Scotland, served by a thriving social economy

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We support the social economy

Our mission is to establish and maintain a national support network for community activists and their social enterprises

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Our activities include:

Connecting and informing social enterprises across Scotland.

Supporting local and thematic social enterprise networks.

Working with others to establish new services for the sector.


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The latest update on community and social economy issues from the Senscot bulletin, including founder Laurence Demarco’s personal take on the week’s events.

It is also includes The SENs weekly update, a roundup of Social Enterprise Network activity, with news, events and funding opportunities for social enterprises.



Senscot News

Social Enterprise Events and Activities for Year of Young People …

14th June 2018
Below is a list of projects and events relating to the Year of Young People undertaken by SEN members.&nbs…

The Community Bond – Putting the Spirit of Collaboration in…

20th February 2018
At our Social Enterprise Conference in December 2017, the lack of appropriate loans, in particular bridging lo…
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Social Enterprise News

Social Bite sleep-out does good – but we need systemic change

12th December 2018
The National, by Mike Small 09.11.18The model of a mass sleep-out promises “four cities, one night,…

Sir Ronald Cohen to the G20: Embrace the impact revolution

5th December 2018
Impact Alpha, by Ronald Cohen 29.11.18The existing social contract has expired – we need to draw up a n…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Programme Leader (weekends)

Location: Glasgow
Company: Church House, Bridgeton
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Project Support Worker

Location: Livingston
Company: Community Enterprise
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Wild Sparks

Wild Sparks Outdoor Play was founded in 2014 to help children in and around Eastern Perthshire to get ahead, stay healthy and have fun in the great outdoors.

They run a number of holiday activity programmes in Alyth and Dunkeld, an outdoor nursery in Coupar Angus and also deliver training for play and learning practitioners across Scotland.

Wild Sparks activities are led by experienced playworkers, teachers and For….