Community Enterprise in Scotland
(1984; Glasgow, Scotland; 29 staff; ceis.org.uk)
Is the UK’s largest social enterprise support agency driven to enable individuals, organizations and communities through the development and implementation of a series of training, support and investment programs. CEIS works with Social Value Lab and other partners throughout the world to share and develop novel systems which support social enterprise development. It offers an array of services that align with its mission such as financing social enterprises, helping people find work by delivering an array of employability programs, and organizing or supporting events like the Social Enterprise World Forum.
- Entreprise support
- Business finance
- Social procurement
- Event management
- Social research
- Building a Sustainable Social Enterprise Sector in Scotland: Action Plan 2017-20 (April 2017, 28p): an action plan outlining the steps the government will take to help the social enterprise sector reach its full potential.
- Better Business (January 2016, 60p): a study on responsible business practices in Scotland.
Leadership: Gerard Higgins (Director), Ian Mitchell (CEO)
Budget: £ 2.4m