News

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

The Community & Third Sector Recovery programme opens for applications

The Community & Third Sector Recovery Programme, a £25m Scottish Government-funded programme that supports third sector organisations and communities through the shift from lockdown to recovery, is now open for applications.

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Third Sector Resilience Fund Update

The Third Sector Resilience Fund (TSRF) will close for applications on Friday 11th September at 12 midday.

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Social enterprise calls for an ethical food industry

Food & Drink, SEF - Build it

Prep Table is a social enterprise aiming to make the food industry more open, fair and ethical for producers, suppliers, employees and customers.

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Music star swaps the stage to fight against plastic.

Circular Economy, SEF - Start it

Suzie Bowman and Billy Kennedy launch social enterprise aimed at reducing single-use plastic

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SEF has re-opened. Are you thinking about applying? Start here

Read on and find out more about the different funds you can apply to, which one is the right for you and what has changed post-COVID.

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The Social Entrepreneurs Fund is back for good (ideas)

The Social Entrepreneurs Fund has re-opened and is ready to welcome applications.

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Awards Made by the Third Sector Resilience Fund

A list of organisations that have been awarded funding by the Third Sector Resilience Fund.

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Firstport’s Statement on Black Lives Matter

We stand against racism in all its forms and are committed to building a more diverse sector.

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Hand-crafted face coverings for sale now!

What If… North Edinburgh participant Francia Boakye has taken on a new and exciting challenge during the COVID-19 lock down. Based in Muirhouse, Francia has applied her sewing skills to produce beautiful customized face coverings available to buy now!

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