Julie Smith – Relationship Manager

Julie supports applicants and awardees of the Social Entrepreneurs Fund.

Prior to Firstport, Julie worked in community development in Edinburgh for over 20 years. This role involved working with local people in a range of ways to improve their community including through literacy work and setting up Timebanks.

Julie enjoys meeting the wide range of people who are running social enterprises. Through her community work, Julie saw how much talent and potential there is in Scotland’s communities which inspires her work as a Relationship Manager.

Find out more about the funding programmes we offer through the Social Entrepreneurs Fund here.

Read about social enterprises that have been supported by us here.