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.



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


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


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


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

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SEI Spark Programme

SEI Spark Programme

From SEI As we face unprecedented and continuous change in our society due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we know many more people want to solve social problems in their communities, but the first step is often the hardest one to take.  Our Spark Programme is designed to...

SEI Ideas Academy News Update

SEI Ideas Academy News Update

From SEI After a truly inspiring summer of learning and personal development, our #SEIacademy 2021 participants have graduated to become #SEIalumni! The online graduation event which took place on 7th September was a fun-filled affair that gave this year's graduates...

Reminder – Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021

Reminder – Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021

From DRCD The Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) would like to remind you about the Dormant Accounts Funded Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021.   The Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 will provide funding exclusively to social...

Jobs: Customer Success Manager Thriftify

Jobs: Customer Success Manager Thriftify

From Thriftify: https://app.occupop.com/shared/job/customer-success-manager-ACGw/LinkedIn As Thriftify's new Customer Success Manager you will be responsible for building the customer success department from the ground up and leading the onboarding and success of new...

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