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Lots of Events and funding opportunities heading your way this April! 

April Training

April 11, 2019

All the training you need to be aware of this month

A new style is needed to support the growing interest in social enterprise says charity as it unveils its new strategy.

Looking to get your business idea off to a flying start? Applications are now open for Converge 2019, the leading company creation competition for staff, students and recent graduates of Scottish Universities and Research Institutes.

Funding opportunities opening in March

Upcoming events and training in March

Social enterprise tackling female incontinence stigma through comedy secures funding.

Firstport have officially opened applications for a new website design. 

Join Firstport and social entrepreneurs from What if...Girvan to celebrate what they've achieved.

A South of Scotland Support Programme Workshop.

Former awardee, Hey Girls have partnered with The Bloody Big Brunch in an effort to alleviate period poverty. 

Firstport have obtained Living Wage Accreditation, in recognition of our long-term commitment to paying our staff a fair living wage. 

Hey Girls unveil Social Impact Report 2018 and give thanks to supporters to mark their first anniversary.

Upcoming Funding Opportunities this February 

Events and training coming up in February

Scottish EDGE is back for EDGE14 2019. Now open for applications, the competition is aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent.

Mental Health magazine awarded £25,000 to tackle mental ill-health amongst young people.

Social Firms Scotland are here to offer further support for your social enterprise!

Market Research opportunity: Leith Walk Police Box- pop up space is looking for new customers. 

A great marketing opportunity for your social enterprise. BQ, a magazine that recognise and inspire entrepreneurship across the UK, has launched a new campaign to celebrate social entrepreneurs. The UK Social Entrepreneur Index (sponsored by UBS) is designed to highlight those entrepreneurs that are doing things a little bit differently to make our world a better place.

Edinburgh plays host to the Business for Good Conference in April 2019.

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