Pounds for Purpose case studies
Based in Glasgow, 26-year-old Amanda is setting up a women's community cinema screening films directed or written by women in safe spaces around the city.
Théo Laffargue's passion for cooking and baking started as a child in his native France. Once he left home at 19 he started baking his own bread and his interest in bread making, sustainable food production and the responsible sourcing of ingredients grew from there.
Lily Asch wants to tackle the stigma around mental ill-health with Real Talk, a mental health storytelling social enterprise. She was awarded £500 seed funding as part of Firstport's partnership with Good Ideas Academy at The Melting Pot.
Grant Richmond started Dundee MakerSpace to provide space and facilities to encourage people to be creative and develop their skills.