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?

Director of Operations, Soical Entrepreneurs Ireland

Director of Operations, Soical Entrepreneurs Ireland

From Social Entrepreneurs Ireland: https://socialentrepreneurs.ie/careers Director of Operations Lead and strengthen the organisation’s operational activities, to deepen impact in the short- term and manage growth in a scalable way in the years to come. Our Vision: An...

Meet European Social Entrepreneurs this October

Meet European Social Entrepreneurs this October

From the European Institute Bank: institute.eib.org Every year since 2012, social entrepreneurs from different parts of Europe have been competing in the Social Innovation Tournament, directing their efforts and creative minds towards...

Certificate in Leadership and Social Enterprise

Certificate in Leadership and Social Enterprise

From our partners in An Cosan VCC: http://ancosanvcc.com/certificate-in-leadership-and-social-enterprise-qqi-level-6 This interdisciplinary 1 – 2 year blended online certificate programme aims to develop knowledge, skills and competencies in the theory and practice of...

Buying for Social Impact for Procurers: 5th September 2019

Buying for Social Impact for Procurers: 5th September 2019

The project in a nutshell Buying for Social Impact (BSI) is a project commissioned by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and the European Commission Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW)...

Ireland launches a National Social Enterprise Policy

Ireland launches a National Social Enterprise Policy

The Irish Social Enterprise Network welcomes the launch of the Department of Rural and Community Development National Social Enterprise Policy for Ireland 2019 - 2022. The Irish Social Enterprise Network has played a crucial role in the formation of the policy from...

Rediscovery Centre Circular Economy Academy

Rediscovery Centre Circular Economy Academy

The Irish Social Enterprise Network welcomes the launch of the Department of Rural and Community Development National Social Enterprise Policy for Ireland 2019 - 2022. The Irish Social Enterprise Network has played a crucial role in the formation of the policy from...

Clann Credo are looking for your help!

Clann Credo are looking for your help!

From our member Rediscovery Centre: http://www.rediscoverycentre.ie/research/circular-economy-academy/ The Circular Economy Academy is a free mentoring and support programme that assists social enterprises and community organisations in any part of Ireland to move...

Social Enterprise Social!

Social Enterprise Social!

From Clann Credo www.clanncredo.ie We need your help!  We at Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance want to find out how we can improve our services and better meet the needs of communities across Ireland.   You can help us by completing...

EU Funding Potential under COSME initiative

EU Funding Potential under COSME initiative

Check out tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/social-enterprise-social-tickets-63556658677?utm_campaign=event_reminder&utm_medium=email&utm_source=eb_email&utm_term=eventname Date And Time Thu, 25 July 2019, 18:30 – 20:30. Add to Calendar Location...

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