We strengthen social enterprise

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.


Keep up to date with the Senscot Bulletin…

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

Scotland After centuries of neglect, are Scotland’s islands now…

18th July 2018
The Guardian, by Kevin McKenna 08.10.17On a tiny island beyond the northern fringe of Scotland’s co…

Why one city is giving its residents $500 a month — no strings …

17th July 2018
Upworthy, by Parker Molloy 13.07.18Just six years ago, the city of Stockton, California, filed for ba…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Trust Manager

Location: Ardgay, Sutherland
Company: Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Support Assistants

Location: Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire
Company: RAMH
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Arran Eco Savvy Community

The Arran Eco Savvy Community (AES) is a group based on the Isle of Arran with the aim of identifying and accomplishing environmental projects to benefit the local community, increase environmental sustainability and support sustainable living, whilst working towards zero waste for Arran.

AES also works to provide learning opportunities and training for vocational skills which are of benefit to all ages and abilities. This ….