SEED Project

SEED Project

A collaboration between SSP and Bray Area Partnership, the SEED Project supported 34 social enterprises and social entrepreneurs. We ran 17 workshops, provided 190 hours of mentoring, created DLR’s first social enterprise network, and produced 10 promotional videos for participants.

Funded by the Dormant Accounts Fund and supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development, the SEED Project ran during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and helped to build a vibrant social enterprise community of extraordinary organisations and individuals.

Accessible Community Transport Southside provides door to door demand responsive accessible transport for people with disabilities and mobility difficulties across south and west Dublin.

Crosscare is a youth information hub with seven satellite areas in the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown area. They provide information on a wide range of topics including education, training, employment, accommodation, early school leaving and rights .

Festina Lente provides a unique range of equestrian and horticultural activities, training, recreational events and employment services with a strong emphasis on social inclusion, choice and personal development.

Kay McKeon is a designer and cancer patient advocate who is creating an online platform, designed to give cancer patients a trustworthy community to share information and support.

Lakers supports adults and children with intellectual disabilities to grow, learn and enhance their personal skills and confidence through a range of sports and social activities including; football, basketball, cooking, art, skiing, computer literacy, dancing and much more.

The mission of Step Up Ireland is to empower adults with disabilities to become entrepreneurs within their communities.

The Together Academy is a unique college and social enterprise café in Dublin, which will provide people with Down syndrome specialised certified training, on the job experience, future work placements and a critical social and support network. We will transform the employment prospects and lives of young adults with Down syndrome in Ireland

Sunbeam House Services provides a range of supports to adults with intellectual disabilities. We aim to empower people with the necessary skills to live full and satisfying lives as equal citizens of their local communities.

Signal Arts is home to many staff artists from different backgrounds and disciplines. They host many culture and art events & classes throughout the year and facilities weekly art & craft classes for community groups.

Is a profit for impact enterprise. Our vision is to give everyone who wants to work the opportunity of employment and education as a means to improve their well-being regardless of their background or economic status.

If you are interested in finding out more about Social Enterprise

Helena O'Neill

Social Enterprise Development


Phone: 01 70 60 100 / 087 672 8670