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The voice for Social Enterprises & Social Entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland.
Connecting, supporting, developing and sustaining vibrant businesses to create social change.

Latest News

Architectural Heritage Fund: Support Officer – Northern Ireland

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has launched a new support programme for social enterprises and cooperatives.

2017 EIB Social Innovation Tournament Now Open

News from the Assembly

A statement has been shared on the Social Enterprise APG Chair Stewart Dickson's website regarding the Social Value Bill.

The Department for Communities has issued a press release (see below), stating Minister Paul Givan has officially opened a major extension to Bluestone Business Park in Brownlow, Craigavon


Social Enterprise Ecosystem

SPECIAL INVITATION from Ulster University Business School and Ledcom

People with disabilities have the right to participate in the workforce and employers have a duty to support them in that goal.

Are you interested in learning more about setting up a social enterprise or cooperative? If so, come along to the Social Spark event.

Job, tender and grant alerts


For many years the Social Enterprise sector in Northern Ireland has called for legislation to ensure that social value is included in public procurement.

A very successful APG event was held on Tues 15 Nov 2016 in the Long Gallery, showcasing the work of a large number of diverse co-operatives.

Social Enterprise Knowledge Bank

View Social Enterprise NI's new Knowledge Bank - A new way to find all the information you need to start and grow your social enterprise.