Welcome to Socent.ie

The Largest and Inclusive Knowledge Network for Social Enterprises in Ireland

Social Enterprises in Construction

We are on the lookout for social enterprises that can make a difference in communities and regeneration projects on the building site and construction projects. Do you know any?

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Are you a Social Enterprise?

We are on the lookout for social enterprises, do you meet the following criteria?

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Largest Network for Social Enterprises, Social Entrepreneurs and Social Innovators in Ireland

Irish Social Enterprise Network

Social Enterprise in Ireland has a home. We are here to help social enterprises, social entrepreneurs and social innovators in getting their idea off the ground and providing the supports to grow. We are here to build a network that will change and impact their social mission as well as foster an entrepreneurial sphere of passionate and groundbreaking models of social change. We are here to:

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  • Be an open and inclusive network for social enterprise social entrepreneurs and social innovators
  • Provide and direct people to supports and training
  • Help shape public policy
  • Provide visibility and a channel for telling the stories of each enterprise, innovator, and entrepreneur
  • A safe space for developing social enterprises, entrepreneurs and innovators


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What’s Going On in Socent.ie?

Social Enterprise Training Course

The LEO Social Enterprise Training Course starts this day next week! We at the Irish Social Enterprise Network fully endorse this event and very much look forward to seeing you there. The following are event details from the LED - Dublin City that can be found in it's...

Community Finance Ireland Become FEBEA Members

First UK/ Ireland FEBEA Members We at the Irish Social Enterprise Network would like to congratulate all at UCIT and Community Finance Ireland for achieving membership of FEBEA.org in Poland today. FEBEA is the European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks and...

Social Innovation Animate 2017 is Open!

ANIMATE 2017 WHAT IS THE ANIMATE FUND? Animate 2017 is a €220,000 fund that provides grants and supports to early stage projects or organisations that have come up with clever ideas to address health and social issues in their community. This year the Animate Fund...

Win a trip to Brussels by posting a Selfie!

Enter this week!! The European Network of Social Integration Enterprises is launching the Facebook competition ‘Selfie on the workspace’. The objective of the contest is to show the diversity of workers and work places of work integration social enterprises in Europe....

Procurex Ireland 2017

Social Enterprise - Social Value On 26th April 2017, Irish Social Enterprise Network teamed up with Procurex Ireland to talk about the growing influence of social enterprises and the impact of community benefit clauses in...

Green Alley Awards 2017

Circular Economy as opportunity for entrepreneurs – apply now! Have you an idea relating to the topic of resource management, circular economy, recycling or the handling of chemicals? Green Alley and its partners Seedmatch, Bethnal Green Ventures, the European...

24 Hours for Social Good

Twenty Four hour Hackathon to help Cork Social Enterprises and Charities. Co-hosted by the Cork Foundation and REPUBLIC OF WORK, this event will see the cities top web development agencies, related companies and volunteers come together for 24 hours to give back to...

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