Read the latest reports and documents about and from Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network and the Sector in Edinburgh.

Social Enterprise Directory

3Theatre is a new approach to theatre education and aims to build confidence through the arts, created by Claire Doyle.
Access Media
A media production company operating in the central belt of Scotland offering video production services, photography, training and education projects.
ACTive INquiry
ACTive INquiry provides exciting new theatre and arts projects with and for anyone wanting to use the arts as a catalyst for active involvement in society.
At Adhart our goal is to create active, inclusive lessons through co-design. Where children can learn skills that work for them.
All Cleaned Up
All Cleaned Up is a Social Enterprise specialising in industrial and commercial cleaning, while also delivering employability programmes to some of the most disadvantaged communities in Scotland.
All Together Edinburgh
All Together Edinburgh is a unique organisation providing training opportunities for adults with learning disabilities. Trainees have opportunities to gain confidence, work skills and a qualification in the All Together charity shop/training centre, Leith.

Art and Spirituality CIC
Art and Spirituality CIC is a Social Enterprise Company registered in Scotland (No 741451)and it is your sacred nest in Edinburgh to become an Inner Explorer and Soul Painter within your Heart.
ArtyFarty Art CIC
WORKSHOPS inspiring school kids, and adults, to explore, create and have fun being an artist!
Assist Social Capital
Assist Social Capital CIC (ASC) works with individuals and organisations anywhere to develop communities, using 'social capital' as a critical resource.
Axé Boom Boom
We find solutions to childhood inactivity by running Capoeira and Djembe Drumming classes, workshops and events.
Balerno Village Trust
Founded on 2003, the aims are sustainability,community development, education & health. To fund other local people to do the same.
Bare Branding
Bare Branding represents the unique transformation of a private business into a social enterprise aimed at encouraging local people to learn new skills and work together. It borrows from the Maker Movement and the open-access studio approach used in other cities to bring useful and marketable skills to the general public.
BE United
Our mission: to inspire people to believe they can and to create greater understanding and trust between cultures.
Best Bib n Tucker
Best Bib N Tucker is a Community Interest Company designing protective clothing for Adults and Children.

Bike For Good
We refurbish, repair and teach communities how to maintain bicycles; once you have the skills a bike is for good.
Blossom Wellbeing
Coaching, mentoring and collaborative development for wellbeing.
Blunt Knife Co
Blunt Knife Co. is a not-for-profit social enterprise shop and event space that supports and promotes creative women and people of marginalised genders.
Bold Studio
We are a small brand strategy and design studio with high standards and an appetite for social change.
Brave Strong Beautiful
The UK's First Award Winning Social Enterprise Hairdressing Salons.
Breadshare CIC
Breadshare serves and involves the community, by making excellent nutritious bread using organic ingredients and distinctive local product,helping to create a more sustainable and health enhancing food system.
Bridgend Farmhouse
Bridgend Farmhouse is a community owned and run charitable organisation in south Edinburgh with a  mission  to ensure our now renovated farmhouse exists as a sustainable community-owned centre for learning, eating and exercise, where all can learn, work and grow together to develop a flourishing community and place.
Bro Enterprise
Led by the young people of Broughton High School who want to make a difference in their community by providing a safe and inclusive space where all are welcome.
Caledonia Cremation
Scotland’s first not for profit funeral directors. Set up as a social enterprise to offer an affordable direct cremation that is available to everyone for a set fee of £995. Our staff can help and advise when someone has died.
Caledonian Foundation
Providing debt-free homes through "Micro Equity Home Ownership", where people can have the security of a home, without the burden of debt.
Caring Christmas Trees
Scottish-grown, grade 1 Christmas Trees at volunteer-led collection sites across Scotland. Proceeds support Bethany's life-saving winter work, such as the Edinburgh Winter Care Shelter.
CCI Enterprises
CCI supports people to make a contribution to their community. Through their participation in our social enterprises and volunteering programmes individuals are supported to improve their health and well-being, increase their skills and confidence and have their contribution acknowledged by their community.
Changeworks Recycling
Changeworks Recycling provides cost effective, convenient recycling services in the workplace, reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill by removing barriers to participation.
Circle offers a range of whole family support services that promote children’s healthy development and potential.
Citadel Youth Centre
The Citadel Youth Centre offers local children and young people a range of services including clubs, groups and individual support.
Citizens Advice Edinburgh
Free, Independent and Impartial advice. We provide advice on any subject - by phone, online and face to face, as well as home visits for people with reduced mobility.
Code Division
We are Code Division, a non-profit organisation and learning centre dedicated to reducing digital inequality and building a more equitable tech sector.
Columcille Centre
Columcille has an events venue with stage, a cafe, kitchen, meeting/therapy room and an experienced performing Ceilidh band for hire. Columcille trading includes and supports people with learning disabilities and sells joinery and garden products, including planters, window boxes and craft produce.
Communication Inclusion People
Helping any organisation include more people in any communication
Community Alliance Trust
The White House Kitchen is a community café and venue run by the Community Alliance Trust for the benefit of the Greater Craigmillar Neighbourhoods and to improve the quality of life for local residents.
Community Enterprise
Community Enterprise delivers a range of business development training courses for community organisations and helps develop their financial capacity and assets.
Cornerstone Developments
The Cornerstone Centre St Johns is a beautiful, modern and accessible community hub. Available for rent, the building is already being used by many groups, charities and businesses and attracts thousands of visitors each year.
Cre8te Opportunities Limited
Cre8te is a local enterprise agency offering free advice and support to people within Craigmillar and beyond, who wish to start up in business. Cre8te also owns and manages property and has units available to lease on a short or long-term basis.
Crossing Countries
Crossing Countries provides equal opportunities for disabled and non disabled people to work together.
Cyan Clayworks
Cyan Clayworks is a working ceramic studio. We make and exhibit ceramics, run courses and bespoke workshops and offer individual tuition, facility hire and technical support. The studio is a creative hub for all things ceramic, run by experienced artists with a passion and enthusiasm for sharing their knowledge.
Cyrenians – FareShare
Cyrenians FareShare, based in Leith, redistributes surplus food from manufacturers and supermarkets to community groups based on a membership system throughout Central and South East Scotland, reducing food insecurity and food waste.
Cyrenians – Food Production
From our Flavour and Haver Cook School, now a food production kitchen, we are responding to the COVID-19 crisis by offering free cooked meals delivered to vulnerable/elderly/ isolated people and families in the community. We also provide meals for NHS staff in Edinburgh as well as people in temporary accommodation.
Cyrenians – NHS Community Gardens
Managed on behalf of NHS Lothian, the gardens provide opportunities for people to grow their own food, to build community and to keep active within the grounds of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital in Morningside.
Cyrenians Farm
Cyrenians Farm is a community farm near Kirknewton in West Lothian, only 10 miles from Edinburgh city centre. The farm is home to a Cyrenians Community of young people living in peer-supported accommodation and provides opportunities for residents and volunteers to grow food, skills, ideas and confidence.
Dads Rock Academy
Dads Rock Academy are the only organisation in Edinburgh providing weekly low cost music tuition for kids and their families.
DigiTechtive Ltd
Inspiring Scotland through Virtual Reality (VR) Experiences
Digitechtive are hosting events at local community centres /care & nursing homes/Universities/Colleges /Schools & Non-profit organisations.
Diverse Recruitment Scotland
We are a recruitment company helping organisations who are looking to recruit high quality staff from diverse backgrounds. Established by LINKnet Mentoring limited, DRC is the first and only recruitment consultancy in Scotland that specialises in helping minority ethnic job seekers into employment.
Dunedin Canmore Group
Delivering quality affordable housing for communities across the central belt and working in partnership with a range of agencies to offer employability and enterprise opportunities for local people.
Dunedin Fencing Club
A new community fencing club in Edinburgh, Scotland, set up by local fencers who want to share their love of meeting up each week to hit each other with swords.
EALA Impacts
EALA Impacts provide Building Condition (survey/holistic), Architectural (design/strategic) & Construction (procurement/long-term) services.
EcoArt is a grassroots charity connecting community, art & sustainability. We creatively explore ways of reconnecting with the more than human world, seeking ways of opening up opportunities for human & planet flourishing based on systems driven by values other than profit. 
Eden Project
Our aim is to improve the happiness and wellbeing of people across the UK by helping to build more resilient and better connected communities.
Edible Estates CIC
Edible Estates is a partnership of several organisations which work together to promote community food growing projects. We work across a variety of communities, but our approach is particularly well suited to social housing estates. We use food growing as a tool for urban regeneration, promoting individual health and well-being, and community cohesion.
Edinburgh Badminton Academy
EBA is a professionally run badminton club giving players of all ages and abilities the chance to learn, train and make friends playing badminton.
Edinburgh Blues Club
The club provide a monthly blues event, featuring touring blues acts from the UK and beyond, with support from the finest local blues artists. We have a choice of venues and a core membership who pay a regular payment for entry to all our events at a discount to individual ticket sales. It is our intention to carry out related activities which benefit the community such as workshops and master-classes in the blues.
Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce
At the heart of local business communities, Chambers of Commerce leverage their expertise and robust cross-sectoral network to champion members, encouraging growth and success.
Edinburgh Community Food
Edinburgh Community Food delivers fruit to the work place and fruit and vegetables to the home and is an accredited REHIS centre for health and hygiene training. All of its profits go back into its community work in Edinburgh to encourage healthy eating and cooking on a budget in disadvantaged areas.
Edinburgh Community Yoga
Edinburgh Community Yoga offers the benefits of yoga and mindfulness to vulnerable groups; particularly those with mental health issues, people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction and those affected by emotional trauma.
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling Ltd
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling (EdFoC) is a celebration of cycling and cycling culture - " films, books, photographs, talks, workshops, rides and more. It is a community festival " - organised by and for the community, attempting to both showcase cycling to Edinburgh and Edinburgh to cyclists.
Edinburgh Food Social
Edinburgh Food Social is a social enterprise teaching young people and communities about local, seasonal food.
Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust
Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust (EOTDT) was set up by local residents to help the Old Town develop in a way that meets the needs of the people who live in it
EOTDT is a registered charity committed to the revitalisation of the Old Town through stimulating growth in community participation, the arts and enterprise.
Edinburgh Palette
Edinburgh Palette is a Social Enterprise and charity providing a vibrant, creative hub for talented artists. It's a community of makers, designers and artists, working alongside charities, creative enterprises and small businesses.
Equal Exchange
Equal Exchange is a worker owned co-operative based in Edinburgh that sells its own brand of Fair Trade and organic food and drink to retailers and caterers throughout the UK.
Evolution Swim School
Group and private swimming lessons for swimmers of all ages and abilities. Led by Commonwealth Games Medalist Kieran McGuckin. 
Falkirk Vineyard Church (Eden Jewellery)
Falrkirk Vineyard is the UK advocate for Eden Jewellery who work with survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation in Asia to provide stable employment and vocational training through their international jewellery business.
Fathers Network Scotland
Fathers Network Scotland is a dynamic, award-winning charity that exists to improve children's lives and outcomes through the positive involvement of dads, father-figures & whole families.
Fearlessly CIC
Fearlessly is a social enterprise that empowers young adults to overcome the challenges that life throws at them.
Forth Sector Development
FSD is part of the wider Forth Sector group which provides supported employment placements, training and employability skills to people with long term and enduring mental health problems and others significantly disadvantaged in the workplace.
Fresh Start (Scotland)
Fresh Start's PAT service (Portable Appliance Testing) is a commercial operation that creates and funds intermediate employment placements for unemployed people who have experienced homelessness.
FreshSight Ltd. is a student-run company and social enterprise that provides 8-week consultancy services to socially-minded organisations. We harness the passion, creativity, and the fresh perspectives of Edinburgh's brightest students to provide innovative business solutions for our clients.
Friends of the Award Edinburgh and Lothians
Friends of the Award in Edinburgh & the Lothians (FOTA) is both a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee, and a charity. This provides both a robust financial structure and reporting system and the ability to fundraise to support our ambitions to make the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and other youth awards accessible to all.
Geotourist’s multi award-winning GPS-guided travel app features expert-curated audio trails. Hailed as the "Future of Travel-Tech" and featured in multiple sector reports on Future Trends, including Visit Britain, WTM Insights and Euromonitor International.
Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living
Glasgow CIL is a disabled people's user LED organisation (DPULO) committed to promoting inclusive living by assisting disabled people to challenge barriers and make informed choices.
Grace Chocolates made by Positive Changes (Scotland) CIC
Our chocolates are handmade by women who have touched the Scottish criminal justice system and are making positive changes in their lives. Through making and selling our chocolates the women receive support, work experience and the opportunity to raise their self- esteem helping lower barriers faced in finding fulfilling work.
Grassmarket Community Project
The Grassmarket Community Project supports people through transitions in their lives and re-connects the disengaged. They run four social enterprises through the project: their successful wood workshop GrOW, creating bespoke pieces of furniture from recycled wood; a purpose-designed conference and event space; a cafe and catering service and the manufacture of tartan items including their very own "greyfriars" tartan.
Greyfriars Charteris Centre
The Greyfriars Charteris Centre is the Venue for your next Community Connection. It is a "Centre for Community" based on the Pleasance in the Southside/Newington ward of Edinburgh. It has three large halls, two meeting rooms, and numerous offices to be used by local individuals, community groups and businesses.
Hadeel Ltd
Hadeel sells a wide range of Palestinian hand-crafted, Fairtrade gifts, including hand-carved olive wood, stunning embroidery and a variety of other gift items both online and in store. Hadeel provides a sustainable source of income for craftspeople working with social enterprises in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, Galilee and the Negev.
Health by Science
A personalised approach to personal training, health and fitness.
Heathers specialises in design and branding for ethical organisations across the third sector. Offering a bespoke, one-to-one service, Heather is passionate about making a positive impact on people and communities within Scotland.
Hive Music Therapy
Hive Music Therapy is a non-profit collective of music therapists working within the communities of Edinburgh and surrounding areas to support mental health and wellbeing.
Hoda Productions Ltd
Delivering exciting site-specific events across the length and breadth of Scotland, Hoda run workshops which integrate animation and music to bring out the best in young people, with playful outdoor activities to educate and raise awareness of the arts This transforms lives through developing self-awareness in relation to the environment.
House of Jack CIC
House of Jack CIC is a dance studio based in Leith, Edinburgh, focussing on street, funk and commercial styles, with a main aim to make dance, and its many known physical, social and mental health benefits, as accessible as possible to all, by providing affordable or free high-quality dance classes, training and events for children and adults of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, from Preschool to Professional.
Impact Arts
Enterprising Art and venue hire funds arts programmes for young people, helping them increase their future life prospects and prevent homelessness. We also help prevent isolation and encourage social inclusion in older people, using visual arts, music, drama, dance and technology in a range of dynamic projects.
We are a social enterprise inspiring kids to enjoy the world of literary while improving their cultural awareness.
IntelliDigest is a purpose driven company that is empowering food system sustainability through technology innovation and capacity building.
Invisible Cities Ltd
Invisible Cities trains people who have experienced homelessness to become walking tour guides of the city, and promotes socially oriented walking tours.
JASS – Junior Award Scheme for Schools
JASS is an accredited award scheme that acknowledges wider achievement in young people aged 5-14. A progressive award scheme it has been developed to support transition from primary to secondary school. JASS Is a fully inclusive award that benefits the participant, school and wider community.
Just Festival
Just is one of Edinburgh's most exciting and diverse festivals. It features over 300 activities across 19 venues each August.
Keystone Women
Keystone is an online business programme for enterprising women. Our holistic approach combines world-class teaching with wellness rituals, powered by a nurturing community to help you and your business thrive.
Kin Collective
Kin Collective Wellbeing CIC is a community hub based in Edinburgh connecting families together.
Life Care – Cafe Life
Innovative fundraising initiative that enables our customers to support a great cause every time they enjoy a coffee or bite to eat. It is also a popular space to hire as a venue for your upcoming events.
Life Care – Help at Home
Help at Home aims to support older people, people with dementia, people with limited mobility and their carers.
Life-Pod CIC
Life-Pod provide practical support and expert advice to those suffering from chronic disorganisation and its related challenges. We focus on: hoarding behaviour; adult ADD/ADHD and organising skills.
Lingo Flamingo
Lingo Flamingo are the world’s first not-for-profit to use language learning as a therapeutic platform for those living with dementia. At first it might sound a strange thing to do, but our work is powered by some fascinating research showing that learning a language can delay dementia and help aid stroke recovery.
Link Group Ltd
Link is one of Scotland's leading housing, regeneration and support organisations, providing services to 10,000 families and individuals in 26 local authority areas.
Lister Housing Co-operative Ltd
Lister Housing Co-operative provides social rented housing for those in housing or medical need within Edinburgh.
little living room
little living room is a female and queer-led social enterprise founded in 2020 by artist Rebecca Gallacher. 
LocalMotive Markets
LocalMotive Markets & Events is a social action events company that provides high footfall shopping platforms for local independent makers to sell and promote their work.
Locavore is a social enterprise which exists to build a sustainable food system which is better for people and planet.
Love Gorgie
Gorgie City Farm is a free-entry city farm. It serves as a unique outdoor resource offering hands on educational and learning opportunities for all our visitors and offers educational tours and workshops for organised groups.
The Mayfield Community Self-Employed Natural Collective Exercise include five trading companies engaged in a wide range of ventures.
Media Education
Media Education is a community interest company established in 1989 with a strong track record in producing a wide range of media outputs including digital media, creative films, documentaries, training videos, animation and graphics.
MHScot Workplace Wellbeing CIC
MHScot Workplace Wellbeing CIC is a small disability-led Social Enterprise, based in Edinburgh, which supports the mental health and wellbeing of all Scotland’s workforce in the private, public and third sector.
Mind Be Kind
Mind Be Kind is a local grassroots organisation that aims to help the people of Edinburgh help themselves and others.
Move On Wood
Move On Wood Recycling is social enterprise in Edinburgh which collects waste wood, sells quality timber, and provides work experience, volunteering and training.
Multi Cultural Family Base
We are a social work organisation that believes in early intervention. This means working with children and families before problems / issues become entrenched.
My Adventure
We deliver a range of outdoor and adventure activities including: climbing, abseiling, canyoning, gorge walking, coasteering, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking and cycling. We also hire equipment and run camping and mountain bothy trips. We have our own climbing wall for hire (perfect for parties) as well as a portable bike assault course for public or private events.
Norton Park Business and Conference Centre
Norton Park Conference Centre provides conference, meeting and training room facilities for Third sector organisations, charities and communities, giving the opportunity to access an affordable, modern, wheelchair accessible and professional meeting venue suitable for large conferences, rehearsal space, small informal meetings (accommodates up to 25 people), in one of our many meeting rooms.
One World Shop
The One World Shop is a pioneering fair trade organisation. We’re based in Edinburgh, Scotland and have been sourcing and selling the very best in fairly traded products from around the world since 1983. We sell a wide range of ethically sourced gifts, and grocery items; a lot of our products are also organic.
Out of the Blue
Our vision is that Edinburgh becomes a creative, participative city in which everyone is able to access the spaces and resources they require to pursue their own creativity, no matter who they are and what form it may take.
Pass It On
Pass IT On collects donated computer equipment, adapts it and gives it to people with disabilities who live within the EH postcode area.
Pilotlight is a unique, capacity building charity offering free tailored strategic planning support to charities and social enterprises that are tackling disadvantage in the UK.
Port Edgar Watersports CIC
Just outside Edinburgh, Port Edgar Watersports offers opportunities for all ages and abilities to have fun and develop skills in: Powerboating, Dinghy Sailing, Keelboat Sailing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Kayaking, Canoeing, and Cycling.
Potential in Me (CIC)
Potential in Me (CIC) offer creative life coaching and personal development to young people and those who live and work with them – helping people fulfil their potential and creating bright futures.
Pregnancy and Parents Centre
Pregnancy and Parents Centre (the new name for the Birth Resource Centre) is a charitable organisation which has grown and developed in response to what women have told us that they and their families need during pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.
Real Talk
Real Talk is a social enterprise dedicated to storytelling for mental wellbeing.
Remode Collective
From sewing to fashion illustration Remode Collective classes are designed to inspire your creativity. Learn together and meet new people in a friendly and sociable environment.
Resolve Scotland
Resolve Scotland offers personalised solutions for dealing with stress and life's challenges. We work closely with individuals and businesses to identify their needs and to deliver a tailored wellbeing package.
ReUnion Canal Boats
Re-Union is based at Edinburgh Quay in the heart of Edinburgh. Our wide beam boat offers a unique space for up to 35 people which can be used for corporate events, voluntary groups or private functions while our smaller boat is available as a self drive hire for up to 8 passengers.
Rowan Alba
We use our experience of working with ‘hard to reach’ individuals to provide qualifications and training which are Trauma Informed and accessible. Delivered by experts, informed by our members. Every penny raised through our Learning Centre goes back into providing frontline services, for those who need them most.
Saheliya is a specialist mental health and well-being support organisation for black, minority ethnic, asylum seeker, refugee and migrant women and girls (12+) in the Edinburgh and Glasgow area.
School for Social Entrepreneurs
The School for Social Entrepreneurs supports people using entrepreneurial approaches to tackle complex social problems.
Scottish Communities Finance
SCF Ltd was established to support communities across Scotland to raise investment capital that can be used to meet the aspirations of communities by the issuing of Community Bonds.
Scottish Love in Action
Scottish Love in Action (SLA) is a charity whose mission is to partner with grassroots Indian organisations that care for, educate and empower vulnerable children and young people.
Scottish Storytelling Centre / The Story Cafe
The Scottish Storytelling Centre provides a home for Scotland's stories in the heart of Edinburgh, showcasing traditional arts year round, where modern meets mediaeval architecture for an enticing mix of past and present.
Shrub Cooperative
A cooperative in Edinburgh working for a world without waste!

We empower our community to live a low carbon life. Become a member and learn to fix a bike, swap your pre-loved things, enjoy some rescued food and be inspired by new ideas.
Sikh Sanjog
We provide Sikh and other minority women with access to information, employment training advocacy, support and a wide variety of other services. Sikh Sanjog also operates a community cafe (Punjabi Junction) and outside catering from Leith Walk.
Silver Stag CIC
Silver Stag trades to support a charity, Stand International, which supports and empowers those with fewer opportunities than here in Scotland including those in need in Belarus, Ukraine, Romania and Ghana.
Social Enterprise Academy
The Social Enterprise Academy is a responsive social business which tailors learning and development for people working in, or towards, a leadership role in the social economy.
Social Print and Copy CIC
Social print and Copy was created by a group of leading charity partners and print Industry professionals to deliver best value, ethical and transparent copy, print and document solutions. We offer you better value, flexible print solutions without the burden of large settlement service agreements, pushy sales people or complex contracts.
Social Stories Club
Socially-conscious gift boxes where every product inside has a unique story of social change.
Somewhere EDI CIC
Somewhere is a research-led LGBTQ+ focused social enterprise, championing Scotland’s LGBTQ+ community through culture and enterprise projects.
Space Kitchen
Space Kitchen is a community café, training kitchen and event catering service based in the Broomhouse Hub (formerly the Broomhouse centre). We offer wholesome, affordable food in the locality and high quality outside catering, ranging from breakfasts, to working lunch and buffet catering as well as bespoke event catering such as pop up cafes, canapés and BBQs.
Spartans Community Football Academy
Since 2008, The Spartans Community Football Academy has been working with the local community and our partners to deliver programmes and initiatives that have a lasting positive social impact in North Edinburgh.
Sports Pathway Coaching
Sports Pathway Coaching provides sports coaching and physical activities to children aged 18 months to 18 years old.
 Whether you are a parent, teacher or community group leader, our talented and passionate coaches use sport to help you get the best out of your child.
Street Fit Scotland
Street Fit Scotland delivers a holistic health, fitness and well-being program me for people experiencing homelessness, rough sleeping, in temporary accommodation or needing support to sustain a tenancy. The programme helps to reduce social isolation and improve mental health as well as addressing long term physical health needs.
T-UK Skills & Workforce Development
T-UK offers an ethical recruitment solution that reinvests profits to upskill temporary workers aimed at cementing their place in the labour market at a higher level through on-going skills progression.
Tap Into IT Where You Are Ltd
Our mission is to help everyone (particularly older people) to get online, promoting social inclusion and benefiting all of us.
The Big Issue
The Big Issue is a weekly publication sold by homeless and vulnerably housed individuals who buy the magazine for £1.25 and sell it to the public for £2.50, keeping £1.25 for each magazine they sell, providing an opportunity to earn a legitimate income and an alternative to begging.
The Bike Station
The Bike Station is a community project that accepts donated bikes from members of the public and recycles them.
The Bongo Club
Pushing the boundaries of the Edinburgh scene since 1996, The Bongo Club is a nightclub, live venue and all-round artistic hub with a street-level-headed attitude and an international reputation.
The Crags Centre
Re-opened by a group of basketballers in 2012, the Crags supports urban and alternative sports and activities.
The Edinburgh Collective
The open network of active creatives in and around Edinburgh.
The Edinburgh Remakery
The Edinburgh Remakery is a social enterprise, community repair hub and second-hand shop based in the Leith area of Edinburgh. Our vision is to create an alternative to a disposable society by making repair education accessible to all, to build a stronger, waste-free community and support vulnerable people within our city.
The Edinburgh Tool Library
The Edinburgh Tool Library is the UK's first tool library, promoting sharing as a way of reducing our environmental impact.
We lend our members tools for DIY, gardening, decorating and machine repair, so they don't need to own them. This collaborative approach make sense environmentally, and also helps our members financially.
The Graphics Coop
The Graphics Co-op is a workers' co-operative supplying the full range of graphic design services from branding and printed publications to fully accessible content-managed websites.
The Green Team
The Green Team provide activities in nature that help to protect the local natural environment and give people the opportunity to connect with others and look after their own wellbeing.
The Leith Collective
The Leith Collective is a unique retail space of 130+ artists all working together to promote their work, sustainability and support for our local community.
The Melting Pot
The Melting Pot is Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation, An inspiring community of people striving to make the world a better place. Through coworking, collaboration and learning we accelerate our members success and amplify the positive change they are creating for people and planet.
The Mindful Enterprise CIC
We offer a range of mindfulness, wellbeing and resilience services for the workplace, individual consumers and schools.
The Shaw Trust
Shaw Trust is the UK's largest third sector provider of employment services for disabled and disadvantaged people.
The Siamsoir Academy of Performance Irish Dance
As an independent performance Irish dance company based in Edinburgh. We provide a high quality of dance instruction at accessible rates for everyone to enjoy.
The Very Inclusive Play Club
The VIP Club C.I.C is a group for children aged 0-5 years old who have additional support needs.
The Wee Retreat CIC
The Wee Retreat CIC is a meditation and wellbeing centre in Southside Glasgow.
The Yard
All families are welcome at The Yard Edinburgh to play in our adventure playground, get messy in our art room, roll about on the soft play, build a castle in the sandpit, ride bikes or just get outside and run around. Our opening hours are 10am to 4pm.
The Young Women’s Movement
The Young Women's Movement is Scotland’s national organisation for young women’s feminist leadership and collective action against gender inequality
Think Circus
Our mission is to make circus affordable and accessible to all. We teach easily accessible, ground-based circus skills like juggling, hula hoop, acrobatics, plate-spinning and balance.
Tiphereth Trading Ltd
Tiphereth sells compost and firewood, which supports the life and work of our members; adults with learning disabilities and autism. All our proceeds go directly back into our community. The community provides a variety of day services, meaningful work and residential care homes.
Transform Creative
Transform Creative is a multi disciplinary design agency in the third sector, for the third sector, offering a full range of print, digital and campaign design services.
Tribe Porty is a community coworking and events space and community is important to the way we work. Our coworking space is specifically designed to encourage creativity – the random collision of people and ideas that spur innovation, exchange and connectivity.
Volunteer Edinburgh
Conveniently located on the ground floor of our building on Leith Walk, our Conference Room is an adaptable and modern meeting space.
Wee Chance
We are an Edinburgh based not for profit Social Enterprise focused on environmental change and community growth!

We aim to make sustainable baby/toddler clothing more accessible and help families reduce their impact on the environment.
Providing supported, professionally led, community arts activities in South West Edinburgh to inspire change for our community and its people.

YOU CAN COOK organises cookery classes, demonstrations and workshops on nutrition and food related issues all over Scotland. We customise all our services to suit our client's needs. We provide all the equipment and we travel to you.