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All the latest news about Firstport and the social entrepreneurs we support.

Social Enterprise ScrapAntics create giant whale sculpture from recycled materials for COP26

Circular Economy, LaunchMe

Exciting project involving local school children raises awareness of plastic pollution and sustainability.

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New start-up training for social enterprises!

We’ve mixed up our free start-up training to include more detail and more topics! Visit the Just Enterprise website to book!

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Adapt and Thrive to remain open into July

Applications will remain open beyond the end of June.

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Firstport and Social Enterprise Scotland launch new social investment fund

The Catalyst Fund is a new, innovative fund designed to finance ambitious social enterprises in Scotland.

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The latest LaunchMe participants have been announced.

Seven social enterprises from across the country have been announced as the latest participants in LaunchMe, Scotland’s social enterprise accelerator.

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Firstport appoints its first Head of Group Investment Programmes

Daisy Ford-Downes will join the Firstport team later this month.

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Diversity and Superpower

Diversity & Inclusion

Our learnings from implementing a data-led approach to diversity and inclusion

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Meet the Social Innovation Competition 2021 winners

, Social Innovation Competition

The winners of the Social Innovation Competition have been releaved!

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Third Sector Growth Fund

The Scottish Government have announced a £30million fund to help social enterprises and charities access loans to recover and grow.

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