Just Enterprise : Oban : Thursday, December 8th 2016 11:00am
This workshop will:
• Go through what social enterprise actually means
• Consider what makes a business a social enterprise
• Outline the different legal structures that a social enterprise may uset
• Provide examples of social enterprise activity in Scotland
After this event you will have a better understanding of whether your idea is suited to being a social enterprise and whether you wish to be a social entrepreneur. You will also understand the range of skills, knowledge and aptitudes needed to run an effective social enterprise.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet a Just Enterprise Start Up Advisor and network with other budding social entrepreneurs, share experiences, ask questions, get tips and more!
Friends of Oban Community Playpark was recognised for bringing the whole community together to build an accessible playground
Read more at http://thirdforcenews.org.uk/tfn-news/charity-awards-friends-of-oban-community-playpark-scoop-communities-award#8HP6Uz7mxW7ChSkY.99
Wonderful news – Rockfield School has been secured for the community to be restored as a social, cultural and heritage centre in the heart of Oban.
Congratulations to those of Oban Communities Trust who have worked SO hard to persuade Argyll and Bute Council to let this happen.
And NOW the HARD WORK starts.. OCT will be asking each and every person in the area (and further afield) to help .. this will be a community project from the bottom up.. from soup and sandwiches, to hard labour.. we each have something to offer to make this happen.
it is so great to have some good news for the whole community.
The Community Food and Health Network has just released information about their Annual Development Fund which opens soon.
The fund will open on Friday 14 June and close on Friday 9 August 5pm.
Groups and agencies in Scotland are welcome to apply for funding between £500 and £3000 to develop activities to improve access to, and take up of, a healthy and varied balanced diet within low-income communities.
The June edition of Fare Choice contains further information on the Development Fund.
Application forms and details of how to apply will be available on our website when the fund launches on 14 June.
The Santander Social Enterprise Development Award aims to support community enterprises looking to grow and develop their business in order to improve their local community through critical social outcomes.
If your business could use a Development Award of up to £50,000 read more about the competition in About the Awards.
To check if you are eligible to enter the Awards please make sure you can answer ‘yes’ to all the conditions in the website below