Jargon buster

Not sure what an asset lock is? Or the difference between a SCIO and a CIC? Get the answers in our Jargon Buster!


Firstport has a range of funding available to those looking to start up social enterprises in Scotland. Each of our funding programmes works slightly differently and are designed to help you at whatever stage your social enterprise is at. For full details of each of our funds visit our funding section of the website.

Business Support:

If you are looking to set up a social enterprise then Firstport has a range of tailored business support available to you. We deliver our business advice through Just Enterprise for free. Visit our Business support page to find out how you can access this support.

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