Application Deadline:
Sunday 14th July 2019

Winners Announced & Awards Presentation:
Tuesday 12th November 2019
Scotland's annual award celebration for innovation and success in social enterprise

Welcome to the 2020
Social Enterprise Awards Scotland


We are delighted to announce the launch of the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019.

Held in Autumn each year, the awards are the biggest celebration of social enterprise in Scotland, recognising innovation, impact and success in social enterprise – businesses that aim to change the world for the better.

A big thank you to all our awards sponsors for 2019: Keegan & Pennykid, Royal Bank of Scotland, BAM Nuttall, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Social Enterprise Academy and Social Value Lab.

Chris Martin, Chief Executive, Social Enterprise Scotland, said: “We’re really pleased to be launching the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019. We’re urging all social enterprises from every part of Scotland to step forward and get recognition for their amazing work – apply today.”

Niall McShannon, Managing Director of CCI Scotland, Social Enterprise of the Year 2018:

“Winning the Scottish Social Enterprise of the Year was fantastic recognition of the hard work of our participants, staff, board and our wider community. While it has been a major boost to our profile and really helpful with marketing and sales for our products and services, the most important outcome has been the pride, confidence and pleasure that everyone involved with CCI has taken from such high profile acknowledgement.”

This year there are six Scotland awards categories:

Category 1 – Social Enterprise of the Year Scotland

Category 2 – One to Watch

Category 3 – Social Impact

Category 4 – Market Builder

Category 5 – Environmental Social Enterprise

Category 6– Social Enterprise Champion Scotland

Take a look at the categories and eligibility for more information.

The winner of each award will receive a fabulous prize package including a ticket to the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2019 and a unique artwork trophy.

The winners in categories 1 – 5 will also automatically be shortlisted for the UK Social Enterprise Awards

Organisations and individuals in Scotland are also welcome to enter the UK Social Enterprise Awards here.

If you are interested in partnering with us to provide finance or in-kind prize contributions to help us make the 2019 Awards the most exciting ever please contact