January 2021

Business for Social Impact‘ Incubator Programme
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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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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February 2021

Business for Social Impact‘ Incubator Programme
Applications close Friday 6th February. 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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Business Strategy and Values

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th February

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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Information Evening

Remote Working and Innovation Hubs

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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March 2021

Social Enterprise Spotlight Series

Fittstick and Martin Forrest

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.

Save the date – Thursday 4th March @ 7pm

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Roadmap to Social Media Success – short course

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th March

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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Information Evening

Women in Social Enterprise

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.

Save the date – Thursday 18th March @ 7pm

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April 2021

Social Enterprise Spotlight Series

Miriam Spollen and Connections Arts Centre

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.

Save the date – Thursday 1st April @ 7pm

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Articulating your Impact – short course

8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th April

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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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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May 2021

Social Enterprise Spotlight Series

Jessica Bonenfant and Greywood Arts

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.

Save the date – Thursday 6th May @ 7pm

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The Many Hats of a Marketer – short course

May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th 2021

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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Showcase Event

May 20th 2021

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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July 2021

Showcase Event

July 8th 2021

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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