Resilient Scotland has invested over £1M in six social enterprises enabling them to create employment opportunities and secure a more sustainable future. The investments are diverse ranging from support for injured veterans to capital for a recycling business, a laundry to a bistro. All of these enterprises in their own way are contributing to the […]
Resilient Scotland has invested £148,547 in the Govan based GalGael Trust to allow them to develop a timber business. This substantial investment made up of grant and loan, will help them to reduce their reliance on grant income in the future and enable them to purchase new equipment for the timber business giving them a […]
Resilient Scotland, has invested £350K in ng2, a social enterprise based in North Glasgow. ng2 directly supports the physical regeneration of North Glasgow; they maintain homes and public spaces, helping to provide quality housing and neighbourhood for local people through their contract with nghomes. This investment will enable ng2 to build the capacity of the […]
Glasgow based social enterprises, The Galgael Trust and ng2, have received investment packages, in the form of grant and loan, totalling £500,000 from Resilient Scotland. With the investment from Resilient Scotland, ng2 will seek to build the capacity of the organisation, allowing them to develop new contract opportunities. The increased income they hope to create […]
Setting up in business is fraught with difficulty, starting a social enterprise can be even harder. Social enterprises may face additional challenges; limited access to finance, limited expertise and in addition to creating a viable business they are trying to provide a social benefit.
Social Enterprise Scotland are encouraging social enterprises to complete the Social Enterprise Survey Scotland – 2014.