February 2023

Articulating Your Impact – short course

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd February

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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March 2023

Roadmap to Social Media Success

March dates to be confirmed

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.

Registrations open in Feb
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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April 2023

The Many Hats of a Marketer – short course

April dates to be confirmed

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 social enterprise.

Registrations open in March

May 2023

Personal Strategic Direction – short course

May dates to be confirmed

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.

Registrations open in April

June 2023

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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September 2023

Business Values & Strategy – short course

September dates to be confirmed

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.

Registrations open in August

October 2023

National Social Impact Day

October 26th

National Social Impact Day celebrates the Social Impact we all create in our communities. Be it the Social Enterprises, the founders, the staff/volunteers, the supporters or the people they impact. The theme for this years National Social Impact Day is “Impact created through Social Enterprise”.

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2022

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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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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

August 16th

Social Impact Ireland has launched The Impact Trail – A national campaign highlighting the impact and value of Social Enterprises across Ireland.

We will promote these unique organisations and share their potential to deliver sustainable and inclusive development. We will empower all, by highlighting their benefits, their stories and show how they are improving people’s lives.

September 14th, 21st, 28th October 5th

The Impact Trail is on the road and coming to a venue near you!

The team at Social Impact Ireland are travelling Ireland highlighting the impact and value of Social Enterprises. With four venues lined up – covering East, West, Midlands and South – our Meet & Greet days are focused on Impact. On the day, you can expect a ‘Map Your Impact’ workshop, guest speakers, networking opportunities and much more.

October 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

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.

October 27th

National Social Impact Day celebrates the Social Impact we all create in our communities. Be it the Social Enterprises, the founders, the staff/volunteers, the supporters or the people they impact. The theme for this years National Social Impact Day is “Impact created through Social Enterprise”.

November 15th

The Social Enterprise Mark defines what it means to be a genuine social enterprise. It is an international accreditation, which acts as an independent, externally assessed guarantee that a business is operating as a social enterprise. Join us to celebrate the Social Enterprise Mark first awardees in Ireland.

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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