Welcome to Socent.ie

 

The Largest and Inclusive Knowledge Network for Social Enterprises in Ireland

Social Enterprise Toolkit

 

Check out our new Social Enterprise Toolkit for Ireland. Outlining some of the tips in getting your social enterprise started.

 

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?

Are you a Social Enterprise?

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

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?

ENSIE Manager Award

ENSIE Manager Award

During the ENSIE Board of Directors, the award ceremony for the ENSIE WISE Manager Award took place. The winner was Paranusim?, a Latvian helpline employing disadvantaged people. The second place was awarded to Food Value, an Italian app, providing food for...

Talkin’ Cooperation: Tim Cookson & Tiziana O’Hara

Talkin’ Cooperation: Tim Cookson & Tiziana O’Hara

From DublinFoodCoop: https://dublinfood.coop/event/talkin-cooperation/ 26 January, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm In this month’s Talkin’ Cooperation we have Tiziana O’Hara from Cooperative Alternatives Northern Ireland and Tim Cookson, longtime Dublin Food Co-op staff...

The European Commission presented its Green Deal

The European Commission presented its Green Deal

Taken from: http://www.ensie.org/blog/2019/12/20/the-european-commission-presented-its-green-deal On the 11th of December, the European Commission revealed its European Green Deal, one of its flagship initiatives for the next five years and further as it acts the...

The Intergroup for Social Economy is renewed

The Intergroup for Social Economy is renewed

From our European Partners: http://www.ensie.org/blog/2019/12/20/the-intergroup-for-social-economy-is-renewed Great news!!! The European Parliament has, finally adopted its list of parliamentary Intergroups for the next term. Intergroups can be formed by MEPs from any...

ENSIE Board of Directors meeting

ENSIE Board of Directors meeting

From our European Partners: http://www.ensie.org In November, ENSIE organised its Board of Directors open to members in Budapest, Hungary. During this event we welcomed our new Danish member, Kooperationen, talked about the European Semester process,  about...

ISBC Incubator Programme – Launch Event

ISBC Incubator Programme – Launch Event

We are delighted to present 11 amazing projects and participants starting their journey in this year's edition of our Social Enterprise Incubator, run in partnership with SECAD, Midleton. We hope you can join us at an informal launch event to meet our new participants...

Yunus and Youth – Deadline 16th Feb 2020

Yunus and Youth – Deadline 16th Feb 2020

From: www.yunusandyouth.com Are you building a business to create a better world? Do you know someone who is? Hello Changemaker! It is a pleasure for us to share that applications for the 2020 Yunus&Youth Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs are now open!  ...

Cooperative Studies – An Introduction

Cooperative Studies – An Introduction

From: https://dublinfood.coop/event/cooperative-studies/ 21 January @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm The course takes place each Tuesday night for 4 weeks from the 21st of January. Cooperatives are one of the most successful and resilient business models in the world. In 2011 the...

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