Social Enterprise South Dublin

Get expert support for your social enterprise!

We can help grow your social enterprise no matter what stage you are in. Our Social Enterprise Development Officers can help to secure funding, reduce costs, improve governance, marketing, and more.

South Dublin social enterprises are solving problems that have plagued our communities. Without you, vital services would be lost so we are determined to improve social enterprise sustainability. Reach out to our Social Enterprise Development Officer to find out what we can do for you!

How can we help your Social Enterprise?

Social Enterprise Training

Tailored Training Programmes

We organise training programmes to solve your biggest challenges. Learn or sharpen critical skills to reach more people.

Apply for the SEED 2 (Social Enterprise Expansion and Development) Regeneration Programme which aims to support you to progress and build your organisation. If you are based in South Dublin, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown, Bray or Waterford, this is your chance to learn from industry experts one-to-one. SEED 2 focuses on:

  • Governance & Boards of Management
  • Business & Strategic Planning
  • Marketing & Digital Marketing
  • Presentation Skills
  • Creating Videos with Smartphones

One-to-One Mentoring

Operating a non-profit enterprise can be intimidating especially as governance concerns continue coming to the fore.

We provide one-to-one mentoring so you are not alone in the struggle. With over 30 years of self-employed experience, Tom Coleman can help you to see a new perspective and overcome challenges. 

Touch base with Tom to discuss concerns, tackle problems and explore ideas. 

Social Enterprise South Dublin
Social Enterprise Grant Funding

Grant Funding Application

Cashflow is a common concern for non-profit businesses. We help you to identify and apply for the right funding streams.

Below are just a few of the potential financial supports we have helped other social enterprises achieve:

Contact the Social Enterprise Team

Tom Coleman 

Social Enterprise Development Officer

Serving Social Enterprises of South Dublin.

Anna Kelly

Social Enterprise Senior Project Administrator

SEED 2 Project Administrator

What Other Options Do We Offer

Start Your Own Business

If you are looking to develop a for-profit business, our Enterprise Officers provide an array of supports free of charge. Get help exploring your business idea from pre-start-up to launch from experts who have helped 100s of people on the start-up journey. 

Our Enterprise Team Offers You:

  • Start Your Own Business Course
  • Developing a Business plan
  • Application supports for Short Term and Back to Work Enterprise Allowance
  • One-to-one mentoring sessions
  • Networking with other Start-ups
Start Your Own Business South Dublin
Local Employment Services South Dublin

Rejoining the Workforce

If you are not ready for social enterprise or self-employment, you have lots of options.

The South Dublin County Partnership has a variety of departments ready to help you find the training or job that suits. Upskill, retrain or find an opportunity that YOU want!

Reach out to one of our many departments below:

South Dublin County Partnership Enterprise Supports are Funded by SICAP