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Case Studies

Ubuntu Scotland

Ubuntu Scotland was founded by Sameeha Rehman to offer children and young people the opportunity to benefit from practical learning experiences in life skills.

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Ubuntu Scotland

Social entrepreneurs behind the enterprises: Evie Strange, Ullapool Unpacked

In this series we focus our attention on the social entrepreneurs behind the enterprise. Each year we work with hundreds of inspirational individuals to turn their ideas into amazing social enterprises. This blog series celebrates their determination and drive to make a difference in their communities.   Ullapool Unpacked is a zero-waste social enterprise based in […]

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Social entrepreneurs behind the enterprises: Evie Strange, Ullapool Unpacked

Metacarpal

, Pounds for Purpose

Metacarpal was founded by two university students, Fergal Mackie and James Swinburne, with the aim to create a new and innovative design to improve the lives of those with upper limb differences.

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Metacarpal

Swim for Good

Sport & Physical Activity, SEF - Start it

Swim for Good is a social enterprise that supports people to overcome social, mental and physical barriers preventing them from participating in open water swimming and creates opportunities for training and employment.

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Swim for Good

Social entrepreneurs behind the enterprises: Kasia Wypiorczyk, Axé Boom Boom

In this series we focus our attention on the social entrepreneurs behind the enterprise. Each year we work with hundreds of inspiration individuals to turn their ideas into amazing social enterprises. This blog series celebrates their determination and drive to make a difference in their communities.

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Social entrepreneurs behind the enterprises: Kasia Wypiorczyk, Axé Boom Boom

The Hub G63

Food & Drink, SEF - Start it

The Hub G63 is a collective of like-minded people living in the G63 postcode, near Glasgow, who are on a mission to make it easier for everyone to access sustainable food. The Hub G63 runs a zero-waste shop, an online market of local producers and various events, centering food as a way to build community and live more sustainably.

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The Hub G63

Leith Community Pottery CIC

Creative Industries (including Digital), SEF - Start it

Otherwise known as the Potter of Leith offers free and subsidised access to creative activity to those living with poor mental health

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Leith Community Pottery CIC

Sustainable Thinking Scotland CIC

Food & Drink, LaunchMe

Sustainable Thinking Scotland CIC (STS) is an environmental social enterprise based in the Falkirk area. It delivers projects that encourage local sustainable food production, provides community-scale green waste recycling, and creates learning opportunities for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in the area.

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Sustainable Thinking Scotland CIC

Bigton Collective

Creative Industries (including Digital), LaunchMe

Alice Ritch and Laura Whittall founded their social enterprise, Bigton Collective, to provide a supportive and inspirational hub for arts and health on Shetland, promoting wellbeing and creative confidence for all.

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Bigton Collective