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July 18, 2013

Firstport is looking for for a self starter who is passionate about and committed to the development of social enterprise in Scotland.

Leading development agency for new start social enterprises Firstport, has appointed Martin Dorchester as the new chair of the board. 

Firstport, the leading development agency for social entrepreneurs in Scotland, last night launched the Founders Fund and named new social enterprise The City of Play as the winners of the Barry Ayre Award.

Help Firstport award winner All Together Edinburgh to continue their valuable work with people with learning disabilities.

Santander’s Social Enterprise Development Awards are now open with an increased number of prizes available for social enterprises seeking a financial boost to help them expand.

Are you uninspired by traditional career routes? If you want your life’s work to be less about chasing bucks and much more about being part of something truly worthwhile, come and discover Social Enterprise!

Marianne Patterson, Level 1 and 2 winner and founder of Ayrshire Children Services to appear in BBC documentary next week.

 

New charities and budding entrepreneurs in and around Edinburgh have the chance to win free support and training for a year, thanks to a unique programme designed to kick start social ventures.

Communities across Scotland benefit from the latest awards to social entrepreneurs

 

We have updated our funding priorites for Level 1 funding applications. If you are thinking about applying for one of our awards, read on!

The winners of the annual Scottish Social Enterprise Awards 2012 were announced yesterday at a special awards lunch in Edinburgh.

Communities in the west of Scotland benefit from the latest awards to social entrepreneurs

Scotland’s centre for social innovation celebrated with community tree planting day and picnic.

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Shell Springboard is on the lookout for the UK's next big low carbon idea

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Firstport award winner, The Tinderbox project, is looking for young people to join its youth orchestra.

Find out the recipients of our latest round of awards for social entrepreneurs.

Deadline for entries is Friday 24 August

The challenge looks for imaginative ideas that generate sustainable businesses and create jobs.

The campaign is organised by the Community Channel in partnership with the Sunday Times.

Founder Vicky Lee wins Social Enterprise Innovator award.

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