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Press Release: New Diversity & Inclusion Culture Fund opens in the capital

A new £100,000 fund to support Edinburgh-based Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) artists, practitioners and producers in the Capital’s arts and culture sector opens for applications today (Monday, 24 February 2020). The City of Edinburgh Council’s Diversity & Inclusion Fund will focus on projects that promote greater creative collaboration between black, Asian and minority [...]

By |2020-03-04T09:09:10+00:00March 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Just Enterprise Programme

Business support CEMVO is part of the Scottish Government funded consortium led by CEIS to deliver the Just Enterprise programme throughout Scotland. CEMVO are specialist in supporting ethnic minority social entrepreneurs and social enterprises. Please visit the Just Enterprise website https://passion4social.com/dev/justenterprise/ where you can register your interest in receiving business support. Alternatively call Norman [...]

By |2019-09-24T12:01:17+00:00September 24th, 2019|News, Social Enterprise|0 Comments

About LaunchMe Round 5

LaunchMe is Scotland’s social enterprise accelerator. It supports ambitious, social enterprise to scale and increase their social impact. It is a business support and funding programme. It selects a group of participants each round and provides them with seed funding, intensive business and investment readiness support, investor matchmaking, a [...]

By |2019-09-02T12:39:13+00:00September 2nd, 2019|News, Social Enterprise|0 Comments

Cabinet Secretary Aileen Campbell’s visit to The Heart of Africa Café

The Scottish Government Secretary(Aileen Campbell, MSP) on Thursday 8th August,2019 visited The Heart of Africa Café in Cambuslang. The Heart of Africa Café is supporting by CEMVO Scotland’s Social Enterprise team. The Cabinet Secretary was welcomed to the café by CEMVO Scotland Director(Colin Lee) and the Heart of Africa Café [...]

By |2019-08-19T11:38:03+00:00August 19th, 2019|Social Enterprise|0 Comments

Ethnic Minority Impact Awards 2019

The CEMVO Scotland Ethnic Minority Impact Awards will take place on Friday 1st of November at the Crowne Plaza. Join us to celebrate the achievements of ethnic minority individuals and organisations making an impact in all sectors in Scotland. Nominations are now open! So many individuals and organisations across Scotland work [...]

By |2019-08-20T11:57:41+00:00August 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

CEMVO Scotland is committed to caring for the health and wellbeing of its staff, board members and service users and supporting our vital services by following national guidelines to help prevent the spread of the virus.

On Tuesday 17th of March 2020 we followed government guidelines, introducing social distancing which includes the following:
• All project staff are working from home
• Office enquiries are re-directed to staff remotely
• All training and events are cancelled until further notice
• All travel is suspended
• All face to face meetings will take place over the phone or using other technology
• All board meetings are cancelled until further notice

We understand that our staff provide services that our users rely on and we want that to continue, it will just be delivered differently. What does this mean if you need CEMVO support?
• All staff are contactable through email, phone, social media and our enquiries email
• All staff will contact their clients to talk through their support to you
• We just can’t meet you face to face but can provide support over the phone, using video calling and also email

We will be working like this until Friday 17th of April 2020. At this time, we will review our working arrangements and update our website and social media channels.

If you have an enquiry, need CEMVO support or wish to work with us please do continue to get in touch as our operations are continuing and we will respond to your queries.

For up to date information about us please check our social media channels.