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The development work of Senscot is also supported by the Scottish Government.

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THE SENS WEEKLY UPDATE DATES FOR THE DIARY

The SENs: Friday 17th October 2014

Senscot supports 4 thematic SENs and Roundtables – Health; Sport; Community Food; and Culture/Creative – with around 300 SEs members/engaged. This work is supported by Scottish Govt Third Sector Division; the Scottish Govt Health Directorate; Creative Scotland; and Sportscotland. Over the last year, the focus has been on exploring the linkage between the activities of respective thematic SEN members and the scope for joint working. So far, this has seen the establishment of Joint Thematic Roundtables; linking with local SEN Co-ordinators to connect their members with thematic SENs; working with Visit Scotland and Glasgow Marketing Bureau re tourism opportunities relating to sport; culture and community food; and the development of a Map of Support  For further examples of the work of the thematic SENs, see some highlights here

There’s only one week left to throw your hat in the ring for this year’s Dragons’ Den at our SE Conference and Ceilidh, see
here. We still have a few day delegate places left for the event but overnight places are now just about at capacity. For info the programme is available here.

A wee reminder the deadline for completing the SE survey is
Wed 22nd October. Recently, we referred to our intention to contribute towards a SE Strategy for Scotland over the coming months – to dovetail in with similar emerging ‘strategies’ from the likes Scottish Govt; HIE; EU Funding; BIG Lottery etc. As a starting point, we are trawling thoughts and opinions on a range of subjects for a SE submission to the Smith Commission on additional devolution to Scotland. Senscot, with others, would very much appreciate if you could take some time to fill in the attached survey – roughly 20-30mins. This is the first stage of a process in which we hope to include as wide a representation of our SE community as possible.
See Survey

Falkirk and District SEN and Senscot (as part of the Social Enterprise Alliance with Social Firms Scotland and Social Enterprise Scotland), is hosting a Local Social Enterprise Policy Event. The event will showcase local social enterprises – with discussion on the current local and national social enterprise landscape as well as the longer term needs of our growing sector. This will also be an opportunity for local support partners to further develop relationships with Falkirk and District SEN. There’s only a few places left....Read more

SEN Meetings

Inverclyde SEN, 14th October
Sport SEN West, 22nd October
Falkirk District SEN Policy Event, 27th October
Sport SEN, Adventure Sport, 29th October
Sport SEN North, 30th October
Falkirk SEN, 31st October
Sport SEN North East, 6th November
Social Enterprise Conference & Ceilidh, 13/14th November
Sport SEN East, 19th November
South Ayrshire SEN Conference, 21st November
Falkirk SEN, 24th November
Moray SEN, 3rd December
Glasgow SEN, 5th December

EVENTS

Social Impact Measurement
(Just Enterprise / Social Enterprise Academy)

This programme is for individuals and organisations interested in proving the value of their organisations’ work. It is of particular benefit to organisations tendering for contracts or exploring private sector support as there is growing recognition of the ‘added value’ of social impact within both private and public sector contracts.

Date: 2014-10-23 ...more

Edinburgh Green Tease with North Edinburgh Arts
(Creative Carbon Scotland)

Come along and join us for our next Edinburgh Green Tease where we'll be exploring the links between arts and urban agriculture with North Edinburgh Arts.

Date: 2014-10-24 ...more

Aberdeen Investment Readiness Workshop
(Social Investment Scotland)

Social Investment Scotland help third sector prepare for growth. Social Investment Scotland has teamed up with our partner ASEN to deliver a free investment readiness workshops on 6 November 2014. The workshop is for local charities, community businesses and social enterprises.

Date: 2014-11-06 ...more

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