The Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019


The Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 is live and open for entries – social enterprises can apply now – the deadline is Sunday 7 July.

There’s a category for everyone – including public and private sector supporters. All information and the online application form is at:

Chris Martin, Chief Executive, Social Enterprise Scotland, said: “We’re really pleased to be launching the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019. We’re urging all social enterprises from every part of Scotland to step forward and get recognition for their amazing work – apply today.” 

Niall McShannon, Managing Director of CCI Scotland, Social Enterprise of the Year 2018:

“Winning the Scottish Social Enterprise of the Year was fantastic recognition of the hard work of our participants, staff, board and our wider community. While it has been a major boost to our profile and really helpful with marketing and sales for our products and services, the most important outcome has been the pride, confidence and pleasure that everyone involved with CCI has taken from such high profile acknowledgement.”

The awards are the biggest celebration of social enterprise in Scotland, recognising innovation, impact and success in social enterprise. Winners will be announced in The Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 12 November.

This year there are six awards categories:

  • Category 1 – Social Enterprise of the Year Scotland
  • Category 2 – One to Watch
  • Category 3 – Social Impact
  • Category 4 – Market Builder
  • Category 5 – Environmental Social Enterprise
  • Category 6 – Social Enterprise Champion Scotland

The winner of each award will receive a fabulous prize package including a ticket to the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2019 in London and a unique artwork trophy.

The winners in categories 1 – 5 will automatically be shortlisted for the UK Social Enterprise Awards.

Organisations and individuals in Scotland are also welcome to enter the UK Social Enterprise Awards directly.

Apply now or nominate an organisation or individual

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