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Historical Perspective

During the 2015 Forum of Social Entrepreneurship, which is annually held by the Center for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia and partner organizations, participating social entrereneurs have expressed their willingness to establish an alliance. Hence, on November 8, 2016, social enterprises and the organizations working in the area of SE development have founded the Social Enterprises Alliance.

SE Alliance Mission Statement

We believe that social entrepreneurship is an effective way for the real social changes that would benefit society. The Mission of the Alliance is the creation of a favorable environment for social entrepreneurship development in Georgia, which would ensure the sustainability of active social enterprises and initiate the new ones. The SE Alliance is a unified platform for social enterprises that promotes the protection of joint interests of the members, sharing of experience, developing effective mechanisms for cooperation between sectors and raises awareness of the society about the Social Entrepreneurship.

SE Alliance Goals

  • Promoting favorable environment for development of the Social Entrepreneurship (advocacy and lobbying of important issues);
  • Supporting sustainability and institutional strengthening of social enterprises (including product development and sales);
  • Introducing member social enterprises to third parties, such as ministries, private sector, international organizations, etc.;
  • Promoting effective dialogue between social entrepreneurs and representatives of different sectors;
  • Developing horizontal scheme of mutual assistance between social enterprises;
  • Launching the new mechanisms for cooperation and exchange of information between social enterprises;
  • Promoting connections and cooperation with foreign social enterprises and their associations;
  • Carrying out charitable activities.

 SE Alliance Structure

 

There are full, associate and honorary members within the Alliance

  • The supreme governing body of the Alliance is the general meeting of its members.Full member is an organization / enterprise (legal entity) having at least two years of experience in the field of social entrepreneurship or socially oriented economic activity;
  • Associate member is an organization / enterprise (legal entity) having at least 3 months of experience in the field of social entrepreneurship or socially oriented economic activity;
  • Honorary Member is any organization / enterprise (legal entity) supporting the development of social entrepreneurship in Georgia.

 

 

 

The Alliance is governed by the board consisting of 7 alliance members; board composition is changed every three years.

 

 

 

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