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Galway social enterprise project among main winners in Social Enterprise Development Fund

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Galway based social enterprise project, Meals4Health, is one of the eight national winners, chosen from more than 100 applications, of the €1.6 million Social Enterprise Development Fund.

€600,000 in support on offer to Galway social enterprises

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland has launched their nationwide search for people with innovative ideas and new solutions to solve some of Ireland’s biggest social and environmental problems. The 2015 Awards programme, sponsored by DCC plc, invites applications from Ireland’s brightest and most ambitious entrepreneurs with game changing ideas to solve the social problems facing Ireland.

Westmeath-based social entrepreneur competes for €600,000 prize fund

A Westmeath-based social entrepreneur has been short-listed for the prestigious Social Entrepreneurs Ireland annual competition sponsored by DCC plc. This year the competition had over 200 entries with 50 being shortlisted to attend a bootcamp in Dublin.

Westmeath ‘social entrepreneurs’ encouraged to seek funding

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland has announced their nationwide search for people who have progressive ideas and new solutions to solve some of Ireland’s social and environmental problems.

Mayo Man creates social innovation platform to change the nation

A social innovation process designed to tackle some of Ireland’s key challenges was launched this week by Ashoka Ireland, which is headed up by Paul O’Hara, originally from Castlebar, Co Mayo. The first platform of its kind in the world, Change Nation will commence in Dublin between March 22 and 24 and will be attended by 50 of the world’s leading social innovators who have conceived and implemented proven solutions in the areas of education, healthcare, the environment, economic development, inclusion, and civic participation.

Social entrepreneurs invited to enter 2012 awards programme

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland has launched its 2012 awards programme, sponsored by DCC plc, with a call for applications from individuals in Mayo and nationwide who are developing new, big, ideas to address the social and environmental challenges we face in Ireland. Last year Sheila Gallagher of Green Sod Land Trust, with has preserved land in Mayo, was named as a finalist for the 2011 awards.

Local teenagers a ‘powerful force for good,’ says social innovator

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Galway teenagers have been described as a “powerful force for good” who are keen to create a “fair, just and inclusive” society.

Applications invited for 2011 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland social impact programme

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Social Entrepreneurs Ireland launched their 2011 Social Impact Programme this week with a call for applications from individuals who are developing new, big ideas to address the social and environmental challenges we face in Ireland. €500,000 in funding and support will be presented to three winners next October to help them grow and increase the impact that they are having in Ireland. Social Entrepreneurs Ireland also announced that the Social Impact Programme would be supported and sponsored by DCC plc. A new three year partnership has been agreed that will see DCC provide vital financial support as well as in-kind support.

New €1 million fund for social entrepreneurs

The Arthur Guinness Fund has opened for applications from social entrepreneurs around Ireland, with up to €1 million available to those who have projects that are innovative, influential, and sustainable.

Deadline looms for local entrepreneur awards

Galway businesses planning to enter the inaugural SCCUL Entrepreneur of the Year awards are being urged to submit their entries as soon as possible.

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