At The Entrepreneurs Academy, our team is driven by an unwavering passion for fostering growth and innovation within Ireland’s social enterprise sector. Through our comprehensive training, learning, and development workshops and programmes, we empower social entrepreneurs to transform their visions into impactful realities.  Our dedication to nurturing talent and fostering sustainable practices ensures that these enterprises not only thrive but also contribute meaningfully to the social fabric of our communities.  By investing in the potential of social enterprises, we are building a brighter, more inclusive future for all.

We invite all social enterprises to explore the extensive training offerings available at The Entrepreneurs Academy.
Take a look at our current workshop and programme offerings, all which can be adapted to suit you & your audience.
Our proven track record includes successful collaborations with numerous impactful projects, where we have guided social entrepreneurs to achieve remarkable growth and sustainability.

Read more about our experience and the success stories below which we hope will demonstrate the tangible benefits of our uniquely tailored approach.

For those ready to take the next step, we encourage you to reach out to our team for a discovery call.   Together, we can design bespoke workshops and programmes that address your unique challenges and support your enterprise toward greater impact and success.

Some of our Social Enterprise Projects we are very proud of:

We delivered training to approximately 170 Social Enterprises in the following programmes:

Workshops designed to help Social Enterprises with research, evaluation and idea generation.

With Roscommon leader Partnership, Galway Rural Development, Forum Connemara, Galway City Partnership, Comhar na nOileán & SW Mayo Development Company


A programme to drive growth of Social Enterprises while impacting climate change.

With Wexford Local Development & Kilkenny Leader Partnership



A journey of enlightment on all things entrepreneurial for young people intrested in social enterprise.

With Wicklow Partnership



A digital marketing programme for social enterprises.

With Kerry NEWKD/SKD




A programme to develop creativity, entrepreneurship & leadership while buidling networks.

With Wicklow Partnership


A programme of nature-immersive training & skills workshops.

With Wicklow Partnership




A unique programme of training and mentoring for social enterprises.

With SE-COP: Inner City Enterprise, Ballyfermot/Chapelizod Partnership, Dublin City Community Co-Op, Dublin NW Partnership, Dublin S City Partnership, Empower, Fingal Leader Partnership & Northside Partnership


The Nancy Ward Circular Economy – Dublin City Social Enterprise Award

Proudly launched in March 2024, is a new special recognition award as part of the Dublin City Social Enterprise Awards. The award is sponsored by The Entrepreneurs Academy, to honour our dear colleague and friend, Nancy Ward, who sadly passed away in April 2023.
Nancy directly supported hundreds of social enterprises through her role with The Entrepreneurs Academy and has left a significant impact on social enterprise as a result.  
Through this award The Entrepreneurs Academy team are wholeheartedly committed to nurturing the development of the social enterprise recipient through financial support of €5,000 and a comprehensive package of mentoring support delivered by our team of topic experts across entrepreneurship, leadership and enterprise strategic growth.  

Read More about this award and how to apply here.

County Wicklow Partnership
Project Ireland 2040
The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
Wicklow County Council
Wicklow Local Community Development Committee
Wicklow Leader