• School for Social Entrepreneurs Graduation

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    Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme

    Launched in April 2012, the Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme is run in partnership with School for Social Entrepreneurs. The programme provides both financial support (grants from between £4,000 - £15,000) and access to a comprehensive learning support programme including a business mentoring scheme. By 2017, the programme will have supported more than 100 social entrepreneurs to Start and Scale innovative social organisations across Scotland, and over 1,300 across the UK. You can learn more about the 2015 - 2016 cohort graduation above and the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2016 winner and each of the finalists below. 


    Social Impact Report

    Social entrepreneurs are creating positive social change.

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    Start Up Social Entrepreneurs Programme

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    Scale Up Social Entrepreneurs Programme

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    ​Sophie Unwin is the Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

    Edinburgh based social entrepreneur of Remade in Edinburgh was presented with the £10,000 grant at a ceremony in London. 

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    ​Genie in the Gutter

    This Liverpool-based not-for-profit is a bridge-to-recovery service providing informed choices around drug and alcohol treatment. 

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    ​London Bubble

    Bringing people together to create, participate in and enjoy theatre.  

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    ​Gendered Intelligence

    Increasing understanding of gender diversity. 

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    ​Dig In North West

    Offering meaningful, distracting activities to grow confidence, reduce social isolation, and ultimately increase employability where appropriate.  

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  • Meet the other Social Entrepreneurs 

    Have a look at some great social entrepreneurs stories. 

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