Current Sponsors

The Scottish Government

For several years various departments of the Scottish Government have supported this niche business incubation programme knowing there’s nothing else out there quite like this, and the power of group learning from and alongside social entrepreneurs.

City of Edinburgh Council

CEC’s Economic Development department have been a regular supporter of the SIIA programme, and a partner it its delivery through Business Gateway.

In addition, Sue Bruce, whilst the Leader of CEC, contributed some of her public office fees to support this programme and the impact it can make for the city.

Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.

They’ve supported a special mix of support for 4 ‘Creative Social Innovators’ who’re achieving social change through a range of creative mediums.

The ‘good folks out there’ through crowdfunding

We received many contributions through our crowdfunding campaign. Thank you all.

The Melting Pot

Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation.

Our aim is to stimulate and support social innovation. We do this by bringing together interesting people doing amazing things and offer them a range of dynamic resources needed to make the world a better place.

The Melting Pot has innovated this very practical niche educational programme.  We invest significant resources into SIIA and constantly refine and coordinate the programme.