What if... Girvan is your chance to play your part and make a difference in the South Carrick area.

Firstport is searching for the next generation of Scottish social innovators

Could you run your own business... and help your community along the way? We want to hear from you! Applications are open

We’re working with groups across Edinburgh to find individuals who have a good idea that could benefit their local community. With some funding and support that idea may strengthen to become something more… 

LaunchMe is Scotland’s first and only accelerator for ambitious, early stage social enterprises. Applications are now closed. 

Vital Spark is a dynamic initiative based in Argyll and the Islands delivered by Firstport in partnership with InspirAlba and Unltd Scotland.

Ditto is a unique way of spreading good social enterprise ideas using tried and tested business models, ranging from cafes to childcare. 

This ambitious programme to regenerate local areas was fuelled by the momentum of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the imagination of the city’s young people.