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Dundee Social Enterprise Network supports, develops and helps to grow social enterprises of all sizes and specialisms.

Our staff team can offer direct practical support and advice to existing and aspiring social enterprises in Dundee. This includes help to access funding and loans, procurement and tendering opportunities, business support, information and training.

We have around 52 full members, approximately 10 aspiring members and a range of corporate and associate members who all trade in the City. Jointly the full members employ over 730 people and have a business turnover of more than £24 million.

As a network, we encourage intra-trading between members both in Dundee and with the wider social enterprise community in Scotland.

We have an active Board of Directors who have a clear and ambitious vision to develop and grow the social enterprise sector in Dundee.

If you would like to find out more about us please Contact us here.

Here’s what some of our members say about us

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Further information about DSEN

To see a range of our activities and achievements for the last year follow this link AGM report 18 19

To find out more about some of our members follow this link DSEN – Case Studies

To view out latest members directory DSEN Directory 2019

To see our Annual Accounts click here DSEN accounts year ended 31 March 2019

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Dundee Third Sector Interface (TSI)

Dundee TSI is a partnership between Dundee Social Enterprise Network, Dundee Voluntary Action and Volunteer Dundee.  The vision for TSI’s is that resilient and empowered communities create a stronger, fairer and more equitable Scotland with a thriving third sector at it’s heart.  The TSI receives funding from the Scottish Government to support its work.

Dundee’s Social Enterprise Strategy

DSEN is currently working with Dundee City Council to renew the social enterprise strategy for the City.

Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy

The Social Enterprise Strategy for Scotland 2016 – 2026 can be viewed here (https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-social-enterprise-strategy-2016-2026) and the 3 year action plan Building a Sustainable Social Enterprise Sector 2017 – 2020 can be found here https://www.gov.scot/publications/building-sustainable-social-enterprise-sector-scotland-2017-20)

 

There has never been a better time to join our Network.

Dundee TSI is a partnership between Dundee Social Enterprise Network, Dundee Voluntary Action and Volunteer Dundee.  This partnership fulfils the aims of Third Sector Interfaces – to develop and support voluntary organisations in their local areas, and to promote and support volunteering.

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