Resilient Scotland offers investments up to £60k through the Start & Grow programme, and larger investments of between £60k and £500k through Making Enterprise Happen. Since March 2013, Resilient Scotland has invested over £600K in social enterprises, making a positive impact across 13 communities.
Earlier this year, Resilient Scotland announced an innovative investment in Firstport for their unique social franchise concept – Ditto. This has enabled Firstport to launch Ditto in both Dundee and Fife with a further two areas to follow later this year.
Resilient Scotland are pleased to be working in partnership with Scottish Urban Regeneration Forum (SURF). SURF have been investigating the benefits of our investments the first 10 Start & Grow investees.
As Resilient Scotland grows their presence in the world of social investment, community regeneration and social enterprise, they will work with partners to share experiences of what works. Look out for thier blog to hear stories from partners and investees about how social investment can make a difference to the regeneration of communities.
Spotlight On Investee: - Rainbow Turtle
FairTrade organisation Rainbow Turtle received a £60K investment package from Start & Grow. Click here to read about how the investment has transformed their business.
Resilient in Fife
You can meet the team at the Social Enterprise Trade Fair (Opportunities to Grow, Rothes Hall, Glenrothes on the 7th May 2014) where you will get the chance to tell Resilient Scotland your ideas and discuss how their investments can help you unlock your potential. Following this they will be holding a range of surgery session across Fife, keep an eye on their website for details.