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Programme For Government - Consultation Event
5 February 2021

Social Enterprise NI is hosting a webinar on the Draft Programme for Government Consultation on  Friday 19 February 2021 @ 10:00am.  
Officials will give a short presentation on the draft framework & there will then be an opportunity to ask questions.

To Register Click here 

Pre-Enagement Event Letter

PFG Consultation Survey Questionaire 


New partnership helps unemployed people break new ground
18 January 2021

Cameron Watt, Alpha Housing; Tom Morgan, Lowry Court resident; and Richard Good, Outwork planting trees at Lowry Court in south Belfast


People serving sentences in the criminal justice system are getting the chance to make a fresh start through an exciting new partnership.

Alpha Housing, a local housing association providing mainly sheltered housing to older people, has joined forces with Outwork, a grounds maintenance firm run by social enterprise The Turnaround Project.

7 December 2020

In the face of Covid-19 adversity, a County Antrim-based social enterprise has transformed its business model to keep adults with disabilities in employment.

Clearer, known for selling its premium purified bottled water to the Irish hospitality sector, has diversified its product offering to launch Clearer Hand Sanitiser – an environmentally responsible sanitising product range.  

VIable Corporate Services - The 3rd Sector Map
3 December 2020

VIable Corporate Services are running a free to join social media campaign, the Third Sector Map Using Google My Maps, VIable are pinning social enterprises and charities across NI on a digital e-map.

Social Enterprise NI - "Build Back Social" Virtual Conference 2021
25 November 2020


It is difficult to believe that it is almost 12 months since our last conference at Crumlin Road Gaol. Who would have thought back then that a year later we would still not be able to meet?  Nonetheless, we are taking the opportunity to host a virtual event which will highlight how the sector in NI innovated throughout 2020 and look to how social enterprises can develop supply chains going forward. Full details of all speakers will be announced over the coming days.