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:

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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

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?

Updates from An Cosan VCC September 2021

Updates from An Cosan VCC September 2021

From An Cosan VCC   An Cosán’s Adult Education Calendar is open for programmes commencing September 2021 We have a range of courses and programmes available with online and classroom based options available across all levels in Access, Further Education and Higher...

Sessions not to miss out on at SEWF 2021

Sessions not to miss out on at SEWF 2021

From SEWF The refugee crisis: A call to action to the SEWF Community  Date: Tuesday 28 September 2021 Time: 20:00-20:30 BST (GMT+1) / 21:00–21:30 CEST Moderator: Carolien de Bruin, World Economic Forum (Switzerland) Speaker: Hamed Ahmadi, Orient Experience / Africa...

Social Enterprise Legal Form Research Launch

Social Enterprise Legal Form Research Launch

From Rethink: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/social-enterprise-legal-form-research-launch-tickets-169446492019 Launch of the research on social enterprise legal form Date and time Wed, 6 October 2021 10:00 – 11:00 IST About this event Join us for the launch of the...

Registration for the SIT Pitching Competition is open!

Registration for the SIT Pitching Competition is open!

Celebrate the 15 best European Social Entrepreneurs changing tomorrow, today. Join us at the Grand Finale of the 10th edition of the Social Innovation Tournament in Lisbon, Portugal on 7 October 2021. Due to COVID-19 social distancing measures, few places are...

Smart Dublin at Dublin Climate Action Week 2021

Smart Dublin at Dublin Climate Action Week 2021

Reminder: Smart Dublin Events at Dublin Climate Action Week 2021 Dublin Climate Action Week 2021 is a one-week programme of events running from the 13th - 19th September 2021, which aims to inspire, share knowledge and highlight best practice on climate action, as we...

2021 Charity Impact Awards Now Open for Entries

2021 Charity Impact Awards Now Open for Entries

From: Wheel Charities, community groups and social enterprises can now enter for the 2021 Charity Impact Awards. Now in its fifth year, the  Charity Impact Awards highlights the best, most innovative and effective charity work from the past year, and celebrates those...

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