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In Brand for Growth (Adapting to Thrive) Charities and Social Enterprises have the opportunity to benefit from a fully funded re-evaluation of their brand. Successful applicants will embark on a bespoke rebranding exercise to align and strengthen the organisation for the new future. This will comprise consultancy, design and rollout phases resulting in a revitalised brand outlook, revised visual identity and a starter pack of brand resources.The programme is seeking social enterprises in Scotland with high growth and impact potential who can demonstrate that they would benefit significantly from a top level branding exercise they may otherwise struggle to resource.

  • Charity or Social Enterprise* based in Scotland
  • Would benefit significantly from brand development
  • High growth and high impact potential
  • Fully invested in the process
  • Impacted by the pandemic and with a change plan in place

*according to the voluntary code of practice for social enterprise in Scotland

The competition, curated by Community Enterprise is backed by the Scottish Government’s third sector division and delivered by ethical brand specialists Bold Studio. An independent judging panel made up of individuals from the design world, the social enterprise world and previous recipients will select 15 organisations to be the recipients of the 2021-22 interventions. Applications are open from 5th – 31st March 2021 and a second round of opportunities will be released from 1st – 30th April 2021.

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Deadline Second tranche is 5pm on 30th April 2021.