Stuart Maytham was awarded a grant through Firstport’s Start It awards programme in 2016. Find out how his social enterprise, Health by Science, is helping stroke survivors in Edinburgh.
Thriving Survivors, set up by Ashley Scotland, is a unique training and support service that enables people who have experienced a physical or emotional trauma - ranging from ill health to bereavement to being a victim of crime - to take control of their recovery.
Grant Richmond started Dundee MakerSpace to provide space and facilities to encourage people to be creative and develop their skills.
Scott Francis started Angus Cycle Hub to supporting and developing cycling in the Angus region and beyond.
Njiraini Nganga started technology refurbishment business Networks4Learning to provide jobs and training to vulnerable young individuals from underprivileged households in Glasgow
Maggie Lawrie founded Tri Angus in 2014 to provide good quality triathlons across Angus.
ArtVillage, started by Patrick Evans and Juliane Dost, is a social enterprise using art to regenerate high streets.
Nicky McPherson started “The Cardboard Box Play Cafe”, providing a family-friendly meeting place for parents.
Akiko Kobayashi and her team hope to facilitate the community-led development of sustainable homes and resilient neighbourhoods
Louise McAllister was motivated to set up Green Aspirations (GrAsp) by her own love of the outdoors, particularly of trees and woodland, and by her understanding of the health benefits that outdoor experiences can bring.