Welcome to the Irish Social Enterprise Network

 

National Body for Social Enterprises in Ireland

Social Enterprise Toolkit

Check out our Social Enterprise Toolkit. Get your social enterprise started.

 

Network

We run events and networking opportunities throughout the year. We aim to bridge the gap between social enterprises across Ireland.

Education

We aim to point you in the right direction to get your idea off the ground or take your organisation to the next level.

Advocacy

We aim for an Ireland where social enterprises are recognised as being a valuable and necessary part of the economy and society.

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:

 

  • 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

Resources

Check out our new resources section for the latest in all of the developments in the sector.

What’s Going On in Socent.ie?

Net-Works updates

Net-Works updates

From ENSIE A lot of news from the Net-Works project! FIRST DELIVERABLES ONLINE!  You can find the final country reports presenting a state of the art of WISEs and WISEs networks in the countries of the partnership here, as well as synthetic country fiches, presenting...

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ENSIE view on the SEAP

ENSIE view on the SEAP

From our partner ENSIE What are the SEAP consequences for WISEs? On Decembre 9th, the European Commission published its Social Economy Action Plan! ENSIE drafted its complete analysis of the Social Economy Action Plan and prepared actions the network will develop to...

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Wheel: EU Values Across Sectors

Wheel: EU Values Across Sectors

From Wheel: https://www.wheel.ie/training/2022/05/eu-values-across-sectors Join our online EU Values Across Sectors conference on 19 May   The EU Values Across Sectors Event is a Europe-wide conference where we invite representatives from various sectors to learn,...

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Royal London Changemakers Programme

Royal London Changemakers Programme

From: SSE Royal London Changemakers Programme Innovative solutions that help people build financial resilience or support a fair and inclusive transition to net zero Dates 1 Sep 2022 - 31 Aug 2024 Duration 2 years Delivered in Online Cost Fully funded Free Our...

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Catalysing Change Week

Catalysing Change Week

Catalysing Change Week (CCW) is the world’s largest event led by social innovators and entrepreneurs to share knowledge, exchange ideas and accelerate collaborative systems change during more than 250 sessions and activities in a dedicated annual week. The theme of...

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Social Economy, the future of Europe

Social Economy, the future of Europe

On 5 and 6 May 2022, the beautiful city of Strasbourg  will host -at Palais de la Musique et des Congrès- the the European Conference, The Social Economy the Future of Europe.The biggest (in-person) EU Social Economy event in 2022, and since the adoption, in December...

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