Current Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Current Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs


Below are some selected future contract and tender opportunities that may be of interest to social enterprise / third sector organisations to apply for either individually or in partnership with each other or private sector organisations. Where possible we will include opportunities that contain a Community Benefits approach. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the full information or to register an interest.


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Open Framework Agreement for Pupil Equity Fund – The City of Edinburgh Council


The Scottish Government has committed to providing additional funding in the form of Pupil Equity Funding (PEF), to schools as part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge programme. This funding is allocated directly to schools and is aimed at closing the poverty related attainment gap. The aim of this open framework agreement is to allow schools to contract compliantly with providers who will be able to support the pupil equity fund.


Deadline Date:21/07/2017 at 12:00



Provision of Day Care Services to South Ayrshire Council – South Ayrshire Council


South Ayrshire Council requires a Day Care Service to be provided to individuals who require a service to assist them to maintain independent lifestyles in the community. Service Users may include, but are not limited to the following;
– Adults and Older people with dementia
– Older people who are frail and/or vulnerable
– Younger people who may be accommodated in instances where the Day Care Services is deemed to be the best feasible option.


Deadline Date:17/07/2017 at 12:00



Provision of Education Transport Contracts – PSV – Perth & Kinross Council


Perth & Kinross Council are seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced suppliers for the operation of education transport contracts (vehicles constructed or adapted to carry 9 or more passengers).
The tender comprises two individual contract opportunities.


Deadline Date:03/07/2017 at 12:00



Advocacy Services For Children and Young People – North Lanarkshire Council


Provision of Advocacy Services to Children and Young people


Deadline Date:14/07/2017 at 12:00



DPS for Transport Contracts operated by Public Service Vehicles – Perth & Kinross Council


Perth & Kinross Council are seeking to invite passenger vehicle Operators to participate in a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) which will be used to procure transport related ‘service contracts’ operated by Public Service Vehicles (PSV) including but not limited to subsidised local bus services, home to school transport, sports conveyance transport and Community Care transport.


Deadline Date:25/07/2017 at 12:00



Youth Services – Aberdeenshire Council


The service will be for young people up to the age of 18 where an offence/s has been committed or where the young person is identified as being at risk of becoming involved in offending behaviour. The early and effective intervention (EEI) service provided will adhere to Aberdeenshire GIRFEC processes and practices, where the action planning model is central to success and positive outcomes for young people


Deadline Date:07/08/2017 at 12:00



Homelessness Prevention – Locality Support Services – The City of Edinburgh Council


Provision of support services for homelessness prevention in the four Localities of the City of Edinburgh Council local authority area


Deadline Date:17/07/2017 at 14:00