The Culture and Business Fund Scotland (CBFS) is funded by the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland and Historic Environment Scotland and is managed by Arts & Business Scotland.
The South of Scotland Loan Scheme provides gap funding for SME business-growth projects that offer economic benefits for the South of Scotland.
The provision of this gap funding demands that applicants must demonstrate they have exhausted conventional sources of funding.
The Second round of the Social Economy Growth Fund, is open for applications until 22nd December. The fund is open to voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises, specifically targeting organisations established for over three years whose social mission is to tackle disadvantage, poverty and social exclusion. Awards can be used to expand and improve services, grow capacity and employ new staff.
The 2017-18 campaign will culminate with the awards evening to be held on 22 March 2018 at the Glasgow Hilton. The application round is now open until Friday 22 December 2017. Awards programme celebrating the achievements of businesses in Scotland that are leading the way in exporting and reaching and engaging international customers in innovative ways.
Match Trading: An innovation in grant-funding that incentivises growth through trading. Find out more here.
The School for Social Entrepreneurs is committed to exploring Match Trading’s potential applications and limitations. They are keen to work in collaboration with partners to pilot Match Trading further. Click here to find out more.
A total of £3,469,500 was awarded to 83 organisations across Scotland at The Robertson Trust's latest Giving Committee. 5 awards were made in Dumfries and Galloway totalling £240,880 and we thought you may like to view these here.
Funding is available for ideas that use collaborative digital platforms, eg apps or websites, to address social needs and relieve pressure on existing local public services in the UK. Individuals and early-stage legally-incorporated companies and charitable incorporated organisations are eligible.
Small food and drink companies in the UK have the chance to win a share of £50,000 of funding through this competition aimed at pushing the boundaries in food business innovation to kick-start the next generation of food production.
Grants are available to groups and projects working on activities to connect communities and celebrate UK native wildflowers, plants and fungi.
Grow Wild Community Fund aims to support groups or projects in the UK working towards the following objectives:
This nationwide initiative aims to find the next generation of young UK innovators and provide them with support, advice and funding.