Social Enterprise Scotland Announces Annual Awards Shortlist

Social Enterprise Scotland has announced the shortlist for the annual Scottish Social Enterprise Awards 2012 – with a 100% increase in applications compared to last year, and there are two social enterprise start-ups from Edinburgh among them. The two are Identity Artwork and MY Adventure.

The awards trophies are all original artworks that have been commissioned from five Scottish creative social enterprises. Entries came from 18 different local authority areas.

Winners will be announced on 25 Oct and prizes will be presented by John Swinney MSP at the annual Scottish Parliament reception on 13 Nov.

Fraser Kelly, Chief Executive of Social Enterprise Scotland, said:

“I’m hugely impressed by the number and quality of applications we received for the Scottish Social Enterprise Awards this year. With a 100% increase in applications it just goes to show the imagination, strength and ambition of social enterprise in Scotland.”

Social Enterprise Scotland is an independent, Scottish, membership-led organisation, built and controlled by social enterprises