What if…Girvan supports people across the South Carrick area to turn their ideas into businesses that benefit their community.

We’re working with groups across Edinburgh to find individuals who have a good idea that could benefit their local community.  With some funding and support that idea may strengthen to become something more…

LaunchMe is Scotland’s first and only accelerator for ambitious, early stage social enterprises. Applications are now closed. 

We are looking for individuals with an innovative idea that tackles a social or environmental issue in Scotland. Applications are now closed.

Ditto is a unique way of spreading good social enterprise ideas using tried and tested business models, ranging from cafes to childcare. 

Vital Spark is a dynamic initiative based in Argyll and the Islands. It stimulates and supports local people to turn their social enterprise ideas into solutions for the challenges their community faces. 

Could you run your own business... and help your community along the way? We want to hear from you!

This ambitious programme to regenerate local areas was fuelled by the momentum of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the imagination of the city’s young people.