Resources/Funding

Resources

SE Code - www.se-code.net/
The aim of the code is to set a bench mark – that establishes clear blue water, between SE and particularly the private sector. This centres on the unequivocal affirmation of the defining characteristics – that SE’s don’t distribute dividends.

Senscot Legal - www.se-legal.net/resources/
A selection of invaluable guides from Contracts of employment, Data Protection, The Small Business and Enterprise Act to OSCR guidance for charity trustees on the European Union referndum.

Social Enterprise Scotland - www.socialenterprisescotland.org.uk/policy/
A complete guide to Social Enterprise in Scotland, weblinks, publications, information and support for Social Entrepreneurs.

OSCR - www.oscr.org.uk/charities/guidance/social-enterprise-faqs
This guidance outlines the position under Scottish charity law for Social Enterprises thinking about becoming a charity and is based on our experience of applications from organisations who class themselves as Social Enterprises. It is also relevant for existing charities thinking of setting up a Social Enterprise trading arm.

 

Funding

Big Lottery Fund - www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/funding
Every year, we distribute millions of pounds of the National Lottery's good cause money to community groups and charitable projects around the UK

Dundee Futures Fund - www.dundeesen.org/dundee-futures-fund/
Open to early stage social enterprises, and aspiring social enterprises – up to £5000. Applicant based within Dundee City area, or proposed Social Enterprise to be based within Dundee City area and demonstrate the impact of their work for Dundee through a strong business case.

Firstport - www.firstport.org.uk/funding
The Awards Programme is funded by the Scottish Government’s Social Entrepreneurs Fund (SEF), which since 2009 has invested £2.7m to date in individuals across Scotland to start up new social enterprises. SEF looks for individuals who have a focus on the business side of their idea and are looking to create a long-term solution to a social issue.

Funding Scotland - www.fundingscotland.com
Find funding for your charity, community group or social enterprise using our free online search engine. From small grants to funding for big capital projects, we can help you track down the funding you need to make a difference in your work.

Social Investment Scotland - www.socialinvestmentscotland.com/
Social Investment Scotland is a charity and social enterprise that provides loans to other charities, social enterprises and community groups across Scotland. we provide funding for social enterprises by borrowing money from a variety of sources, and lending it out at affordable interest rates.

SCVO - www.fundingscotland.com
Find funding for your charity, community group or social enterprise using our free online search engine. From small grants to funding for big capital projects, we can help you track down the funding you need to make a difference in your community.

 

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