Our vision is a network of movement makers who collaborate to create systemic change in Scotland and beyond.
Over the past 6 years, Good Ideas has incubated 79 different social ventures with 34 ventures still operating today.
The Young Foundation and NESTA, UK industry leaders in Social Innovation, have described a multi-stage spiral process for turning messiness into impact. The Good Ideas value proposition and impact measurement framework are designed to mirror this proven process.
|1 Prompts||Aspiring Social Innovators gain the courage to test their idea||250+ people attended Catalyst events|
|2 Proposals||Early stage social innovation ideas are tested||35 ideas tested at Camps|
|3 Prototypes||Early stage social innovation ideas are prototyped and launched||10 ideas prototyped during 6-month Class|
|4 Sustaining||Social innovators are coached through success/failure points||79 ideas have been incubated since 2012
34 ideas are still operating (43%)
|5 Scaling||Established social innovation ventures access support to continue or scale up||61 social innovators received 1:1 or peer-to-peer support in the Movement Makers Network|
|6 Change||Social innovations create systemic change||Average return per idea still operating: