Firstport is Scotland’s development agency for start-up social enterprises. Firstport are looking for individuals with the drive and passion to turn an idea into a successful social enterprise.  Your idea has to be focused on benefitting people and communities (as opposed to mainly helping other organisations). You must be over 16 years of age and live in Scotland, and the people who benefit from your idea must also live in Scotland too.

For more information about the START IT AWARD (up to £5k) and BUILD IT AWARD (up to £25k) please visit