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We support, promote and connect social enterprises across Scotland through representation and policy work, running promotional campaigns and initiatives, and delivering regular news and webinars. Our goal is to nurture a positive vision for social enterprises in the general public, press and media, and advocate on behalf of social enterprises.

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This campaign is funded through the Scottish Government Third Sector Unit as part of their remit to support social enterprises, aiding recovery and supporting organisations to Adapt and Thrive. The Local Government and Communities Directorate delivers better outcomes for people and the places in which they live, building assets within communities and encouraging citizen ownership.

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Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is the economic and community development agency for the North and West of Scotland. Their purpose is to support regional development and increase the numbers of people who choose to live, work, study and invest in the Highlands and Islands.

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CEIS is focused on making Scotland a better place to live and work with a more inclusive economy for everyone. It supports social enterprise businesses, communities and individuals throughout Scotland and is engaged in social enterprise development at an international level as well.

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Firstport helps social entrepreneurs bring forward their ideas and make them happen. They support thousands of individuals and have distributed millions of pounds of start-up funding to help social enterprises to launch and play a key role in our society, transforming lives, communities and the economy.

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Impact Hub Inverness is a flexible co-working space in the centre of Inverness. They also offer a wide range of services including consultancy, one-to-one business support for social enterprises, networking events and workshops.

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Inspiralba provide a range of services, to assist organisations to build resilience and income for the benefit of communities across Argyll and Bute. We are also host of the Rural Social Enterprise Hub focusing on research and development activity.

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Just Enterprise provides fully-funded business support to the enterprising third sector through a range of initiatives. Its support programmes are delivered by a partnership of third sector organisations across Scotland.

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Scottish Enterprise is Scotland's national economic development agency and a non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government. To deliver a significant, lasting effect on the Scottish economy, we work with partners in the public and private sectors to find and exploit the best opportunities.

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SENScot represents front-line social and community enterprises in Scotland. SENScot aims to promote and champion front-line social enterprises and to represent their interests at a national level, working through a network of 24 local and thematic networks across Scotland (SENS).

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Social Investment Scotland offers loan funding and business support for social enterprises, charities and community groups looking to make a positive impact on people’s lives, society and the environment. They run the Retail Academy, an online learning programme for product and service-based social enterprises.

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The Social Enterprise Academy works at local and national levels to bring together social enterprises to share and learn together, across all stages of personal and organisational growth. They offer leadership, enterprise and development programmes for people and organisations enabling social change.

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