Application Deadline:
Wednesday 30th September 12pm

Digital showcase: 
Tuesday 3rd November 2020

News & Announcements

Social Enterprise Scotland launch Digital Showcase 2020

16th September 2020

Press Release – Wednesday 16 September 2020   Social Enterprise Scotland launch Digital Showcase 2020 to shine a spotlight on the exceptional work of the social enterprise sector through Covid-19 This past year has been a year like no other. The impact of Covid-19 on our communities, and the rest of the world, has been […]


SES prepare to announce Digital showcase for Scottish social enterprises

13th September 2020

Every year Social Enterprise Scotland holds an annual awards programme celebrating the impact of social enterprise, recognising leaders in the social enterprise community and highlighting new and upcoming organisations. The event is held in Parliament and we were due to host our 2020 event on 3rd November. However, Covid means not only is this not […]


Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 – winners announced!

13th November 2019

Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 – winners announced! #SocEntAwards19 Awards news on Twitter: #SocEntAwards19 The winners of Scotland’s annual awards for success in social enterprise have been announced at an awards ceremony in The Scottish Parliament. The winner of Social Enterprise of the Year 2019 is Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE) in Aberdeen, Environmental Social Enterprise was […]


Shortlist announced for Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019!

7th August 2019

  The shortlist for the Social Enterprise Awards 2019 has been announced by Social Enterprise Scotland, see names in alphabetical order below. Winners will be announced at The Scottish Parliament awards ceremony on Tuesday 12 November 2019. Social Enterprise of the Year Brewgooder Community Food Initiatives North East Glasgow Credit Union St Andrews First Aid […]


Winners of Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2018 announced

7th November 2018

#SocEntAwards18 The winners of Scotland’s annual awards for innovation and success in social enterprise were announced at an awards ceremony in The Scottish Parliament last night. The winner of Social Enterprise of the Year 2018 is CCI Scotland, Environmental Social Enterprise was awarded to Point and Sandwick Trust and the One to Watch winner is […]


Social Enterprise Champion – under 26 shortlist

23rd October 2018

The Social Enterprise Champion – under 26 category is sponsored by Firstport and Challenges Worldwide.       Firstport is Scotland’s development agency for start-up social entrepreneurs and social enterprise. They provide a full package of support that includes seed funding, business advice and connections to help social entrepreneurs make their ideas a reality. The Challenges Group is a family […]


Social Enterprise Champion Shortlist 2018

16th October 2018

The Social Enterprise Champion category is sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland The social enterprise sector is an integral part of Royal Bank of Scotland’s strategy to make a positive difference to communities across the UK and Northern Ireland. We are so proud of our own Charity, Social & Community Capital, whom provide support & […]


Environmental Social Enterprise 2018 Shortlist

9th October 2018

The Environmental Social Enterprise category is sponsored by Highlands and Islands Enterprise. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is an ambitious organisation with a unique remit from the Scottish Government that integrates economic and community development. They work in a diverse region which extends from Shetland to Argyll, and from the Outer Hebrides to Moray, covering more than half of […]


Social Impact Award 2018 Shortlist

1st October 2018

The Social Impact Award is sponsored by Social Value Lab. Social Value Lab work in Scotland, UK-wide and internationally – conducting research, demonstrating impact, developing new social ventures, and supporting others to do the same. They produce evidence and ideas that help to make things work better… communities, organisations and services.   Shortlisted Organisations Cre8te Opportunities Limited   GTS Solutions CIC   The Spark      


One to Watch 2018 Shortlist

25th September 2018

The One to Watch category is sponsored by Big Issue Invest and Power Up Scotland partners including Aberdeen Standard Investments, Brodies and The University of Edinburgh. The Power Up Scotland Programme develops early stage social businesses through investment, business support and cross-sector partnerships. Power Up is open to organisations across Scotland and has made £750,000 available to lend over the […]


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