LGBTQ+ Community Leadership Gathering - hosted by Pride Outside

25 Jun 2024, 09:30 - 13:00

  • Glasgow and Strathclyde
  • Culture
  • Support
  • Impact

Come together with fellow LGBTQ+ folk to share experiences, learn from each other, build connections, and create community.

If you are an LGBTQ+ person running a social enterprise, charity, business for good, community group.... or would like to start a social enterprise, then this event from Pride Outside is for you!

You will have the chance to learn from others, make new connections and friends and hear about funding and support opportunities for social enterprises in Scotland.

What will there be at the event?

  • Welcome - A warm welcome from Ellis(they/them) and Lou (she/her)
  • Drinks and snacks - Free cofee, tea, hot chocolate, soft drinks and sweet treats and snacks
  • 9 inspiring LGBTQ+ speakers - sharing their learning
  • Break out groups - so people can share their own experience and learn from each other
  • Graphic Animator - so we can capture all the shared learning
  • Photographer - to capture the event and all the important moments
  • Big Queer Raffle - free raffle as a chance for people to showcase their organisations goods or services and everyone who attends will get entered. (you can donate when you register)
  • Proud wishing tree - so you can get creative and share what you are proud of
  • A quiet area - to take a few minutes out if you need a break or some down time
  • 2 x £250 grants - you just need to tick the box at registration if you are a new (under 2 years) business and it will be drawn on the day
  • Evaluation - we really want to build a network of LGBTQ+ Community Leaders so will be asking you what worked well and what would be helpful in future e.g. more events, queer co-working space, regular LGBTQ+ Community Leaders meet up etc

This event is supported by:

Social Investment Scotland : Social Investment Scotland provide loan funding for social enterprises and charities that make a positive impact on people's lives.

Glasgow Social Enterprise Network (GSEN) : GSEN create opportunities for Glasgow social enterprises to connect with each other to learn, share and grow.

Social Enterprise ScotlandSocial Enterprise Scotland is the national intermediary and membership organisation for social enterprise in Scotland.

FirstportFirsport provide, one-to-one start-up business advice and supportgrant funding and investment-readiness support

Scottish Community Alliance: Scottish Community Alliance campaign collectively for a stronger and more cohesive community sector in Scotland.

Outbritain The UK's and Scotland's premier LGBT+ Business Network: Focused on connecting, supporting, and growing the LGBT+ business community and you can find out more about joining here. 

Register your place

Book your space via the link below.