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SE Health & Wellbeing Newsletter – March 2022


There has been much sadness and disappointment at SENScot since learning we were not successful in our bid to Scottish Government to form the Single Enhanced Intermediary for Social Enterprise. Consequently, as of June 2022, we will no longer be funded. See our Board statement.  Thank you for all the messages of support, such heart-warming words […]

SE Network News – No 86


Following on from last week’s piece on SENScot’s unsuccessful bid to act as the Single Intermediary for our SE community in Scotland, we said that we would try and keep people informed on developments. One week on, there is not too much to say, other than that, as can be imagined, there have been a […]

SE Cultural & Tourism Newsletter – March 2022


Welcome to a very short March newsletter.    It is with great sadness that I write this newsletter. Many of you will already have heard that we were not successful in our bid to Scottish Government and as of June 2022 SENScot will no longer be funded.  

SE & Employability Newsletter – March 2022


Whilst this won’t be our last employability newsletter, it feels like a watershed moment, and we just wanted to say a few words. As many of you will know, our bid to Scottish Government was not successful so as of June 2022, SENScot will no longer be funded.  See statement from our Board. Janice and I […]

SE & Sport Newsletter – March 2022


The Community Wellbeing Exchange was launched this week. It’s great to have 6 sport SEN members in this round of funding with a good geographical spread and focus on different sports, offering different approaches, the participating organisations include: Eat Sleep Ride CIC, Projekt42, Outfit Moray, Kanzen Karate, Coach My Sport and Newmilns Snow & Sports Complex.  Participants […]

SE Network News – No 85


On Monday, SENScot was informed that its bid to act as the Single Intermediary for the social enterprise community in Scotland was unsuccessful. This statement from our Board was circulated to all members later the same day. It goes without saying that this decision by Scottish Govt was extremely disappointing to both staff and trustees at SENScot […]

SE Network News – No 84


On Tuesday, SENScot Director, Pauline Gordon, attended the launch of Scottish Govt’s National Strategy for Economic Transformation. Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes, outlined a Strategy that is intended as a bold, ambitious and long-term vision that will transform the Scottish economy by 2032 – built around five key policy programmes for action: fostering an entrepreneurial culture; realising […]

SE Network News – No 83


As most readers will be aware, SENScot has been part of the SE Intermediary Review process, with Scottish Govt seeking to fund a Single Enhanced National Intermediary to represent social enterprise in Scotland from 1 July 2022.  Our submission, as part of that process, was submitted by the deadline of 15th December 2021. Many members […]

SE Health & Wellbeing Newsletter – February 2022


 If any SEN members interested in being listed as a supplier on haven’t yet got in touch, please do so asap.  The 20 community organisations with access to £1000 to spend on activities and services to address mental health and wellbeing needs identified within their communities will be viewing the listings from next week, so if […]

SE Network News – No 82


Last month, we featured the first instalment from a serialisation of Freer Spreckley’s new book in Pioneers Post. The book – Essential Social Enterprise – a just transition to system change – traces the origin and development of social enterprise over the last 50/60 years. As we mentioned last time, the name may not be familiar to many people – […]

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Social Entrepreneurs Network Scotland (Senscot) is registered as a Scottish charity under Scottish Charity No. SC029210 and as a limited company under Company Registration No. SC278156. Its registered office is at 41 Miller Street, Glasgow.