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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.


Covid-19 Resources

We have put together this webpage to try and bring together some useful links to relevant information for you at this time. We will be making an effort to keep the webpage updated on a regular basis – as we get access to more information.

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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

Third Sector Resilience Fund

25th March 2020
About the Third Sector Resilience Fund The Third Sector Resilience Fund (TSRF) is a £20 million emergency…

Senscot AGM – Friday 6th March 2020 (13.15-14.30) …

19th February 2020
Senscot, February 2020 Senscot was first established as an unincorporated association in July 1999. In 2004…
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Social Enterprise News

Edinburgh businesses and restaurants team up to offer emergency f…

2nd April 2020
The Scotsman Food & Drink, by Rosalind Erskine 1st April 2020 A number of Edinburgh’s food industr…

Foodbanks are not essential – they must close, and for good

2nd April 2020
Third Force News 26th March 2020 Pete Ritchie says the Covid crisis shows us that the era of the foodbank mu…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Vacant & Derelict Land Project Manager

Location: Edinburgh
Company: DTA Scotland
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

SSF Regional Youth Development Coordinator (3 posts)

Location: 2 x Stirling; 1 x North Ayrshire
Company: Scottish Sports Futures
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Dunoon Burgh Hall

The newly refurbished Dunoon Burgh Hall is open to all as a creative, cultural hub for Cowal. The historic B listed building is now a fully accessible venue for exhibitions, performances and gatherings. Alongside a gallery and theatre, the venue offers creative workshop space, a garden and a cafe.

​The restoration of the Hall is an inspiring story of a small community coming together to preserve its rich cultural heritage….