European funding for the social economy faces uncertainty over the coming months – but European Commission representatives reiterate strong support and point to success of existing financial instruments.
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The CEO of The Fore tells Pioneers Post’s Tim West that foundations and social investors must put judgement above process if they really want to help rather than hinder the development of our best social enterprise pioneers.
Celia Tennant believes Inspiring Scotland has contributed to a sector-wide shift in Scotland, influencing everything from impact measurement to sustainability. She looks back at everything the organisation has achieved in the past 10 years.