Budgeting for Sustainability

Tuesday 27 November 2018 9.30am-12 midday – at The Factory Skatepark, 15 Balunie Drive, Dundee, DD4 8PS

Learn how to budget taking into consideration all your costs in order to sustain the work of your organisation.
Find out more about full cost recovery and the common errors to avoid in budgeting.
This training is expertly delivered by Derek Grant who is a Chartered Accountant, Partner and business advisor at MMG Archbold.





Gowrie Care Community Hub 

Singing Group:
This is on Wednesday afternoons 1.30pm – 2.30pm.   There is a free of charge Taster Session on 1st August followed by a 6 week block (£30). 
Dates are 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th August and 5th and 12th September.
Ukulele Group:
This is on Wednesday afternoons 3.00pm – 4.00pm.  There is a free of charge Taster Session on 1st August followed by a 6 week block (£30). 
Dates are 8th, 15th, 22nd , 29th August and 5th and 12th September.
Drumming Group:
We are planning to develop a drumming group for a Wednesday morning from 1st August, 11.30am – 12.30pm.  If there is enough interest, we would then go ahead with a six week block as with the other two classes on Wednesdays for the same cost – £30 for a six week block.
We would like to offer a 10% discount on the cost if more than one class on the day is booked.
The sessions would be held at Gowrie Care Ltd, 17A Scott Court, Dundee DD3 6QE
For more information please call 01382 200744

First Aid Opportunities!

In Partnership with JBSafe, Tayberry Enterprise is delighted to announce First Aid Courses starting Thurs 12th April on a rolling basis every second Thursday throughout the year. Please check poster for details and email admin@tayberryenterprise.org for bookings of find at #firstaidtrainingindundee.


New Directory!

DSEN are proud to announce our new Network Directory!
We would like to thank the The Rank Foundation​ for supporting the production of our 2018 Network Directory, Frame Focus Capture Photography​ for providing us with a stunning image for the cover, and HB Rutherford Design and Print​ for all their efforts in the making of the Directory, and a special thank you to our members for your invaluable services to the people of Dundee.
Click DSEN Directory 2018 to see our new Directory online!

Unique Dundee Opportunity

Dundee Funeral Support Service are seeking Trustees for their new funeral advice and brokerage service. This is an excellent opportunity to be involved at the early stages of setting up a social enterprise that will reduce the cost of funerals for people at their most vulnerable.

After an initial phase of focused research and consultation DFSS, are ready to build a new funeral and brokerage advice service offering dedicated support at the time of bereavement.

Such support is hard to find but its absence creates real hardship and social injustice. For example:
• As an unexpected ‘purchase’ many grieving people seek a quick solution rather than shopping around.
• People in poverty are commonly required to make significantly large deposits which are not asked of wealthier people.
• People feel both pressure and desire to honour the deceased which makes choosing lower cost options difficult even when such options are made available.
• For most of us funerals are an unplanned expense.
• For people on low incomes the deceased often leaving no savings, life insurance or funeral plan.

This new advice and brokerage service is supported by key agencies – Discovery Credit UnionDundee City Council Dundee Social Enterprise Network Faith in Community Dundee and the Dundee Pensioners Forum – working together under the banner of the Funeral Poverty Action Group.

DFSS are seeking Trustees who would catch the vision of this new service, have a strong vision for social justice and can bring their energy to work alongside others to take the initiative from this development stage into an effective sustainable operation.

Closing date is 31st January 2018.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Jacky Close at jacky@faithincommunitydundee.org or 01382 825351.