Launch of Scottish Government £100m Fund

£100m funds to help business – Applications open for lifeline support schemes.

A £100 million package of additional grant support for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and newly self-employed people opens for applications later today. The three separate funds will be administered by local authorities and Scotland’s enterprise agencies and will begin to pay out grants in early May.

They include a £34 million hardship fund for the newly self-employed, a £20 million fund for small and micro enterprises in the creative, tourism and hospitality sectors and £45 million for viable SMEs crucial to the Scottish economy which are vulnerable.

Applicants can access these funds and more via the website. All funds will be open for applications by 1400hrs.

Click here to view full information on the support scheme.