Improvement of the social entrepreneurship networking and educational possibilities in the Baltic Sea region

Taking into account the necessity of tackling social challenges social entrepreneurship (SE) has been recognized as a powerful tool to engage people and solve a lot of issues. However, a lone fighter is never enough, so the network building is the key to the success of social enterprises on a country, regional or international level. […]

5 lessons for social entrepreneurs on how to change the system

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship manages the largest network of late-stage social entrepreneurs in the world. Yet when you talk to most entrepreneurs in our community, they describe their impact as a “drop in the ocean”. They say things such as: “I’m not even 5% of the way to where I want to be”. For a […]

UMBRELLA 2nd Awareness Raising Event in Denmark!

On Europe Day, 9th May, UMBRELLA project held its second Awareness Raising Event. What better occasion to talk about EU opportunities for municipalities and educational institutions? These were the main focus groups of the conference that took place in Sorø, a small municipality located in the core of Region Zealand and perfect location to gather […]

Baltic Sea NGO Network forum 2019 registration is now open!

In less than 2 months around 100 CSO activists, government representatives, academia and media people will meet in the Baltic Sea Region NGO forum 2019 that will take place on May 9-11, 2019 in Riga, Latvia! SUSTAINABILITY, SECURITY AND IDENTITY! The aim of the Baltic Sea NGO Forum is to express the strong commitment of the civil society in […]

Meet UMBRELLA’s experts in Lund on 7th Feb!

Are you interested in transnational cooperation? Maybe you are working on your new project idea? If so, then we kindly invite you to Lund on 7th Feb 2019 to meet the UMBRELLA’s experts! Umbrella experts could provide: ✔️information on application procedure; ✔️definition of overall and specific objectives; ✔️outputs and outcomes; ✔️hints on the project budget.   You can register here:  https://bit.ly/2LZ4uEO […]

Rent an Expert! Umbrella project offer

Rent an Expert! Do you have a concrete project idea that you would like to submit in the current 6th Call for proposals of the Interreg South Baltic Programme? Umbrella project gives you the opportunity to “Rent-an-Expert”! How does it work? A pre-selected Expert will support you in assessing and developing a complete project application in your […]

Baltic Sea NGO Network – Bringing together NGOs

The purpose of the network is to support and strengthen civil society in the Baltic Sea area by: Bringing together NGOs The Baltic Sea NGO Network is a cooperative body of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Baltic Sea Area. The network is open to all organisations with an interest in Baltic Sea Cooperation. The Baltic […]

Final project meeting in Gdańsk! “Social entrepreneurship development in the BSR”

BIG thank you for our Partners from Social Innovation Centre, KrausLaband Sociale Entreprenører i Danmark for visiting us in sunny 🌞 Miasto Gdańsk for the final project meeting. We discussed the educational module, which is already available here: http://www.socialenterprisebsr.net/2018/08/przewodnik-po-przedsiebiorczosci-spolecznej/  discussed the outcomes of our project, decided on the dissemination events in Gdansk, Riga and Kaliningrad and talked about the continuation of our project in […]

We were at the 9th Annual EUSBSR Forum in Tallinn on 4 – 5 June 2018

Almost all UMBRELLA project partners, including BISER, were taking part in the 9th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region in Tallin last week. We developed new, promising project ideas and promoted UMBRELLA offer among over 700 participants and stakeholders from all over the Baltic Sea Region.   On 4th June we promoted UMBRELLA […]