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Social Enterprise NI Membership & Benefits

Why not join the growing movement of Social Economy sector and be part of the Northern Ireland wide network and help us to build momentum of #BuySocial.

Marketing and Promotion 

  • Member Monday

  • Social Media Campaigns

  • Press Releases

  • Case Studies and Blogs

  • Podcast and Vlogs

Lobbying & Advocacy

  • Access & involvement in Lobbying Campaigns 

  • Access to the Social Enterprise All Party Working Group

  • Participation on thematic lobbying groups 

  • Access to senior Civil Servants

Capacity Building & Networking

  • Range of free training events

  • Roundtable Events

  • Bursaries to attend regional events

  • Participation on Member Forums

  • Investment Opportunities at Pitching Events

  • Opportunity to enter our Annual Awards for the sector

Access to Corporate Member Offers

  • Pro Bono Support 

  • Discounted services 

  • Introduction & supply chain opportunities where applicable 

  • Profiled on NI Chamber website


Corporate Membership

Why should a Private or Public Sector organisation join as a member of Social Enterprise NI?

Social Enterprise NI can help businesses and organisations connect with social enterprises, to help them develop programmes to support the social enterprise sector or by advising them on how to get more social enterprises into their supply chains.  More and more as a private or public sector organisation you will be hearing of social enterprises.  If not already, you will be hearing of social value, social impact and its measurement as NI looks to come in line with other parts of the UK by introducing government guidance on the inclusion of social value in procurement.

Don’t miss out!  Social Enterprise NI already work with organisations such as PwC, Edwards and Co Solicitors, Lockton Insurance, Hays Recruitment as well as all 11 local councils and can provide you with introductions to our members as you look to “buy social”. Companies such as Farrans Construction, Leaf and recently Idverde have joined as members and have recognised the value of getting to understand the sector.  Why not join them as a Corporate Member?  

Perhaps you can offer support to the sector? Can you provide support (non-financial) on using the skill sets of your staff and provide them with the window to “give back” to organisations, some of which will be looking for support for their Finance, Marketing, Media and much more.

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