January 2022

Business for Social Impact‘ Incubator Programme
Applications open Monday 17th January. Programme starts early March.

Are you passionate about solving a social issue and creating social impact in your community?

Our ‘Business for Social Impact’ Incubator Programme is designed specifically to create and develop sustainable businesses that make positive social impact.

This Spring 2022 edition, will be run online and includes a series of interactive workshops, mentorship, personal journey support and more – all customised to each participant’s unique journey.

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February 2022

Conversations of Impact – online event

3rd February

As a part of our Conversations of Impact – Local to Global series, we are delighted to announce the upcoming event – What is a Social Enterprise. Bringing together a panel of social enterprises, we will take a look at some of the legal structures a social enterprise can take on in Ireland today.

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Personal Strategic Direction workshop

3rd, 10th, 17th February & 3rd March

This series of workshops takes what we call a ‘10,000 foot view’ of your life, not just your business. It can really propel you forwards with a big leap towards where you want to be and the direction that is right for you, which ultimately will also be right for your business.

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March 2022

Conversations of Impact – online event

3rd March

As a part of our Conversations of Impact – Local to Global series, we are delighted to announce the second in the series of 6 – Profits & Transparency.

Profits are not a dirty word but what do we mean by profits, who makes a profit and what should we be doing with profits?

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Business Advice Clinic
Weekly Clinics available

The Business Advice Clinic involves an individual consultancy session with our social enterprise experts to help you address challenges you may be facing with your social enterprise. No matter where you are on your journey – be it at start up or scaling phase – the Business Advice Clinics can help you.

To book in the for a Business Advice Clinic, fill in this short form.

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Business Values & Strategy – short course

10th, 16th, 24th, 31st March

This series of online workshops is designed for founders, managers and key decisions makers, tasked with guiding their organisation through these uncertain times but in a way that stays true to the values and purpose that is at the heart of your enterprise.

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April 2022

Conversations of Impact – Impact Leadership

April 28th

As a part of our Conversations of Impact – Local to Global series, we are delighted to introduce the third event in the series, titled Impact Leadership.

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May 2022

Articulate Your Impact – short course

5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May

How to Articulate, Measure & Communicate your Impact to those who need to understand. This workshop has two goals – helping you better understand and quantify the real impact of what you do and helping you to articulate it in a meaningful way, the impact created through your enterprise.

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June 2022

Conversations of Impact – Impactful People

June 9th

As a part of our Conversations of Impact – Local to Global series, we are delighted to introduce the fourth event in the series, titled Impactful People.

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July 2022

Conversations of Impact – Impactful People

July 7th

Welcome to the 2022 edition of Social Impact Ireland’s Showcase Event!

The Showcase Event is a celebration of Social Impact Ireland’s most comprehensive programme – the ‘Business for Social Impact’ Incubator Programme – which is designed specifically to create and develop sustainable businesses that make a positive social impact.

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2021

Applications open Monday 18th January. Programme starts early March.

Our ‘Business for Social Impact’ Incubator Programme is designed specifically to create and develop sustainable businesses that make positive social impact. It include a series of interactive workshops, mentorship, personal journey support and more – all customised to each participant’s unique journey.

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The Business Advice Clinic involves an individual consultancy session with our social enterprise experts to help you address challenges you may be facing with your social enterprise. No matter where you are on your journey – be it at start up or scaling phase – the Business Advice Clinics can help you.

This series of online workshops is designed for founders, managers and key decisions makers, tasked with guiding their organisation through these uncertain times but in a way that stays true to the values and purpose that is at the heart of your enterprise.

The latest National Remote Working Employee Survey has found 94% of workers would like to work remotely some or all of the time when the Covid-19 crisis ends. This month’s information evening ‘Remote Working and Innovation Hubs’ is very topical and bound to offer many insights into modern work practices and environments.

Guest speakers are John Evoy from Grow Remote and Annabelle Conway of Innovate Communities.

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The Social Enterprise Spotlight Series recognises our community for their great contributions to society and their tireless efforts to achieve positive impact through the work they do.

This month will feature Fittstick and its creator, the charismatic Martin Forrest.

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Join us for the Social Impact Ireland Roadmap to Social Media Success short course, where we’ll help you create a social media plan with meaningful content and purpose that aligns with your values. We’ll help you get clarity around your tone of voice and how to share your story authentically. We’ll also show you how simple it can be to use social media and even if you’re already quite strong on social, we’ll give you some tips on how to be even better!

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Following on from ‘International Women’s Day’ this month (8 March), join us for a virtual round table discussion looking at the role of women within the social enterprise space in Ireland, the challenges we face and the practical supports we need in place to help us to progress with our enterprise and have the impact we desire.

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The Social Enterprise Spotlight Series recognises our community for their great contributions to society and their tireless efforts to achieve positive impact through the work they do.

This month will feature Connections Arts Centre and its founder, Miriam Spollen.

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Join us for the Social Impact Ireland Articulating your Impact short course. This series of workshops will help you better understand and quantify the real impact of what you do. It will also help you to articulate, it in a meaningful way, the impact created through your enterprise.

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The concept of Social Enterprise has seen exponential growth and popularity with a variety of definitions emerging. It is becoming increasingly popular as a way of doing business while achieving a social and economic impact. Join us for an evening of discussion with our guest panel.

The Social Enterprise Spotlight Series recognises our community for their great contributions to society and their tireless efforts to achieve positive impact through the work they do.

This month will feature Greywood Arts and its founder, Jessica.

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Marketing is present in all stages of business – beginning to end. It asks the question: “Where, when, and how does our customer want to communicate with our business?” Social Impact Ireland’s short course – The Many Hats of a Marketer – takes a look at the various elements required to create a solid Digital Marketing Strategy to suit your enterprise.

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Participants of our ‘Business for Social Impact‘ Incubator Programme will present their projects on Thursday May 20th in an exciting online showcase event.

This, our 6th edition of the programme, was run in partnership with Innovate Communities, ran for five months and has seen 11 new initiatives advance. Join us as we meet all 11 social entrepreneurs and hear about their social enterprises and the impact they have across Ireland.

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Participants of our ‘Business for Social Impact‘ Spring Incubator Programme will present their projects on Thursday July 8th in our biggest online showcase event to date.

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This series of online workshops is designed for founders, managers and key decisions makers, tasked with guiding their organisation through these uncertain times but in a way that stays true to the values and purpose that is at the heart of your enterprise.

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