What if... North Edinburgh is a new programme that supports anyone in the area who wants to turn an idea that makes a positive difference in the community into reality!

If you had £500, how would you use it to change your world for the better?

LaunchMe is Scotland’s social enterprise accelerator. It is a business support and investment readiness programme that helps ambitious social enterprises to scale and make a greater impact. It is currently open for its fifth round of applications until 12 noon on Monday 21st October.

The Social Innovation Competition 2019 is now closed.

What if…Girvan is a three-year programme that has inspired the local community to think about making a positive change in the area and helped to make that change happen.

The three-year Vital Spark programme was set up by Firstport in 2015 to support local people in and around Dunoon, Rothesay and Campbeltown to provide practical solutions to social and economic challenges in their own communities.

We've been working with local groups across Edinburgh, to help us reach people who have a good idea that could benefit their local community.