Stirling Business Month: Social Enterprise Forum

Our Social Enterprise Forum is to support the growth and development of social enterprises throughout Stirling.
About this Event

As part of Stirling Business Month we are delighted to invite you to our first Social Enterprise Forum. This forum is for social enterprises from all over the Stirling to come together, share wisdom, build networks and explore how to create a more sustainable socially positive future.

At this forum we will hear from the National Lottery Community Fund about their various funding options, some pointers about applying and how to increase your chances of being funded. We will also hear from Stirling Council to launch their new Social Enterprise strategy.

There will also be a panel of expert from Just Enterprise, First Port , Stirling Voluntary Enterprise, Stirling Council and The National Lottery Community Fund.


09.30 – Registration and Networking

10.00 – Welcome from STEPJenn McArthur, Marketing Manager, STEP

10.05 – The National Lottery Community Fund Stephen Cox, Funding Officer, The National Lottery Community Fund

11.30 – Stirling Council, Social Enterprise Strategy Sarah Phillips, Stirling Council

12.00 – Lunch

12.45 – Panel Introductions

Panellists will receive 5 minutes to introduce their self, then we will take questions from the audience. Some questions have been submitted prior to the event.


National Lottery Community Fund – Stephen Cox

Stirling Council – Sarah Phillips

Just Enterprise – Zahra Hedges

First Port – Brian McMillan

Stirling Voluntary Enterprise – Natalie Masterson

14.00 – Thank You

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Sep 08 2020


09:30 - 14:00


Stirling Enterprise Park
STEP Stirling
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