Case Studies

Sustainable Thinking Scotland CIC

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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Turn The Tables

Creative Industries (including Digital), SEF - Start it

Robbie Tolson set up Turn the Tables as a way of providing new skills and wellbeing sessions to those who have experienced homelessness.

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The Workshop Aberfeldy

Employability Energy (Including renewables), LaunchMe

An experienced design and technology teacher who has also worked in industry, Paul Parmenter set up the Workshop in Aberfeldy, Perthshire in June 2014 with funding and business support from Firstport.

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The Befriending Agency

Health & Social Care, LaunchMe

The Befriending Agency provides companionship and compassionate support to isolated and elderly clients in the wider Glasgow/ West Dunbartonshire area.

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Lingo Flamingo

Health & Social Care, LaunchMe

Lingo Flamingo provides tailored foreign language workshops delivered by students and refugees to older adults to help the battle against dementia, brain ageing and other forms of mental illnesses.

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Scottish Design Exchange

Creative Industries (including Digital), LaunchMe

The Scottish Design Exchange supports aspiring Scottish artists and designers to sell and promote their work in Edinburgh.

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KLAS Care

Health & Social Care, LaunchMe

KLAS Care is an affordable childcare service in Renefrewshire. Founded by Lindsey Compston, KLAS care delivers additional social benefits by reinvesting profits in subsidising fees for low-income families, allowing inclusive access to the service; they also provide accredited training to volunteers.

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The Haven Stonehaven

Health & Social Care, SEF - Start it

The Haven in Stonehaven was founded by Julia Morton to provide a wellbeing space for everyone in the Stonehaven community. They focus on supporting and nurturing the community through providing a preventative and inclusive approach to community wellbeing, building support and resilience.

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Dechomai Events

Tourism & Hospitality, SEF - Start it

Dechomai Events was founded by Bayile Adeoti to promote diversity and community integration through delivering events and paid work place training.

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