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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

Twitter labels Trump’s false claims with warning for first

27th May 2020
The Guardian, by Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco and Sam Levine in New York 27th May 2020 President ra…

Recovery, Covid-19 and the Scottish Economy

27th May 2020
Bella Caledonia, by George Kerevan 23rd April 2020 After Covid-19: The Scottish Government's Economic Recov…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Development Manager

Location: Aberdeenshire
Company: Portsoy Community Enterprise
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Marketing Coordinator

Location: Aberdeenshire
Company: Portsoy Community Enterprise
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Bridgend Farmhouse

Bridgend Farmhouse


Bridgend Farmhouse in South Edinburgh is among countless community organisations which have had to think fast and find innovative ways of offering help after their services were rendered impossible to deliver under social distancing guidelines.

In normal times, the farmhouse operates as a community hub for learning, eating and exercise. “It gives people somewhere to g….