Attend Your Local Social Enterprise Development Fund Roadshow

Social Innovation Ireland of Ireland is hosting a series of information seminars across Ireland throughout Ireland. Run in partnership with Local Authorities, these free seminars are the perfect way to learn more about  the Social Enterprise Development Fund (see below), which is currently open for applications.
Seminar details are as follows:
  1. Offaly: County Arms Hotel Seefin, Birr, Co. Offaly - 16 February 2018, 11.00am—1.00pm
  2. Mayo: Castlebar Regional Training Centre, Mayo County Council, The Mall, Castlebar -19 February 2018, 11.00am—1.00pm
  3. Dublin: Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 - 23 February 2018, 12.30pm—2.30pm
  4. Cavan: Council Chamber Cavan County Council, Courthouse, Farnham Street Cavan H12 R6V2 - 27 February 2018, 11.00am—1.00pm.
This is a fantastic opportunity to bring Ireland's social enterprise community together and discuss the challenges/opportunities facing the sector. Attendees will also be learning how enterprises can apply for a share of the SED Fund Awards and a place on the Accelerator programme.


The Social Enterprise Development Fund is a €1.6 million fund which will be delivered over two years, 2018 – 2020. The fund was created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with Local Authorities Ireland and funded by IPB Insurance and the Department of Rural and Community Development.
The Department of Rural and Community Development provides match funding for all funds raised by Social Innovation Fund Ireland, through the Dormant Accounts Fund. IPB Insurance is an Irish owned general insurance company which protects and supports their local authority members and their communities across the length and breadth of Ireland.
Social Enterprise Development Fund