Firstport case studies

We have helped a wide range of new start enterprises across Scotland that have gone on to win awards, create jobs and deliver real social benefits to people and communities. Read our case studies to find out more.

Cheryl Wright started Therapeutic Roads 2 Recovery in November 2014. Her social enterprise helps individuals that are in recovery of trauma or crisis. 
A group of seven budding entrepreneurs working or living in the South Carrick area have been selected onto the first round of What if...Girvan! 
Talking Mats is an innovative social enterprise that improves the lives of people with communication difficulties, and the people close to them.
Takeaway Creative is a service allowing Argyll residents to enjoy creative activities in their own home.
Game Dr aims to transform health education through the development of innovative educational digital media including games and films.
Wild Outside is a Forest School offering progressive and challenging outdoor education experiences in local woodlands and beaches.
Jordan Butler started Heavy Sound C.I.C, a unique social enterprise which provides music and creative writing services primarily to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, helping…
Campbeltown is now counting six new budding social entrepreneurs. They have joined the Vital Spark programme and are working on developping businesses that do good…
Four new budding social entrepreneurs have started their journey as part of the Vital Spark programme on the Isle of Bute, in Rothesay. 
Seven new budding social entrepreneurs, with six ideas, have came onboard the Vital Spark programme in Dunoon. They are developing their ideas into businesses that…
Game Dr, a new Edinburgh-based social enterprise, aims to transform health education through the development of innovative educational digital media including games and films.
Buth Bharraigh is a social enterprise that creates opportunities for local people on the Island of Barra.
Sparks are flying in Rothesay as social entrepreneurs create businesses to help the local community. 
The four Vital Spark budding social entrepreneurs in Campbeltown are working hard to make their ideas become reality. 
The Dunoon Vital Spark participants have gone a long way since they started on the programme last October. Their ideas are quickly developing into businesses. 
Grant Richmond started Dundee MakerSpace to provide space and facilities to encourage people to be creative and develop their skills.
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