Funding for Businesses in Fife

Looking for financial support for your business? 

Here is a quick summary of what we can help you access dependent upon your needs, financial requirements and position...

Business Loans Scotland - An exciting new fund for businesses can be used for working capital, purchase of plant and equipment or purchase of business property.

Start Up Fund - Available to businesses who are about to start trading or have started trading within the last 24 months, Start Up Loans can support your growth plans.

DSL Business Finance - Loans of £5,000 to £25,000 are available and can be used for requirements such as Cashflow, Purchase of Machinery/Vehicle, Marketing, R&D and working capital to support business expansion.

Regional Selective Assistance - Depending on the location of the project and the size of business, discretionary RSA grants of up to 30% are available to companies creating jobs in Fife.

Digital Boost 1-2-1 - Looking to gain a competitive advantage using digital technology? Up to 21 hours of fully funded one-to-one advice is available to businesses looking to improve their digital know how.

Expert Help - For businesses looking to increase their turnover by £200,000 over the next 3 years, funding is available to access consultancy support from a local industry specialist who can provide tailored, expert advice to help develop strategies in selected business disciplines.

Market Development Programme - Assisting businesses to exhibit at trade shows within the UK and participate in overseas trade missions with funding of up to 50% of eligible costs, up to a maximum of £2000.

Financial Support to Businesses - Small companies looking to invest and grow their business and who can demonstrate sales growth and increased employability may access financial support in the form of a repayable grant .The available fund for application is up to 50% or £5,000 - whichever is lesser.

Resource Efficient Scotland - Unsecured, interest free loans from £1000 to £100,000 are available to help you reduce costs through improved energy, material resource and/or water efficiency. 

Small Business Bonus Scheme - This scheme offers small businesses tax relief on non-domestic rates, with potential savings up to £5,000.

Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme - Available to those aged between 18 and 30 this programme can guide you through the process of applying for funding as well as offering professional mentoring support.

Young Edge Growth Fund - Existing businesses run by young people can access this Loan which can be used for a wide range of activities associated with the business including working capital.

Crowdfunding - This source of funding can help you create the vital capital needed to finance your bright idea in exchange for products or services.

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