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Social Enterprise that uses circus skills to improve the welfare of Leith’s youth secures £25,000 of funding in Firstport’s latest Build It Award.

2 July 2019

An annual competition looking for innovative solutions to social issues has opened for applications today. The Social Innovation Competition offers three £5000 awards (including the Young Social Innovator category open to applicants aged 16–30), combined with tailored support to refine and develop these ideas.

Gaming social enterprise receives funding to make eSporting events accessible to all across Scotland.

June Events

June 14, 2019

Events, training, and funding coming up in June

Third sector partnership wins Business Support contract

What if…North Edinburgh, a social enterprise programme looking to inspire residents in the north of the city to test ideas that have a positive impact in the community has officially launched this week.

Social Enterprise news and events. 

Social enterprise Building Together CIC secures seed funding to develop environmentally friendly architecture across Scotland.

Lots of Events and funding opportunities heading your way this April! 

April Training

April 11, 2019

All the training you need to be aware of this month

A new style is needed to support the growing interest in social enterprise says charity as it unveils its new strategy.

Looking to get your business idea off to a flying start? Applications are now open for Converge 2019, the leading company creation competition for staff, students and recent graduates of Scottish Universities and Research Institutes.

Funding opportunities opening in March

Upcoming events and training in March

Social enterprise tackling female incontinence stigma through comedy secures funding.

Firstport have officially opened applications for a new website design. 

Join Firstport and social entrepreneurs from What if...Girvan to celebrate what they've achieved.

A South of Scotland Support Programme Workshop.

Former awardee, Hey Girls have partnered with The Bloody Big Brunch in an effort to alleviate period poverty. 

Firstport have obtained Living Wage Accreditation, in recognition of our long-term commitment to paying our staff a fair living wage. 

Hey Girls unveil Social Impact Report 2018 and give thanks to supporters to mark their first anniversary.

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