Scottish Borders Business Fund

The Scottish Borders Business Fund 2014 - 2015

Application window is 28 May 2014 - 25 July 2014

The Scottish Borders Business Fund is available to fund projects from businesses based in the Scottish Borders.
The Fund aims to provide financial assistance to new and small businesses (less than 50 employees) to encourage local firms to invest and grow their business.

It offers the chance to apply for a discretionary grant of up to 50% of a project’s eligible costs, up to a maximum of £4,000, towards projects designed to boost sales and increase profit.
In addition to any potential financial benefit – all applicants will have the opportunity to work with an adviser from Business Gateway who can provide business development assistance and will review the completed application before submitting it to the council's funding panel for consideration.

If you’ve got a business growth project in mind, and would like more information on eligibility and guidance on how to apply, contact the Council’s Business Support Team by email
Expression of interest forms and guidance notes are available to download from the box to the right of the page.

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Apply to the Scottish Borders Business Fund 2014 - 2015


Download Guidance Notes


Download an electronic version of the Expression of Interest Form to fill in and return by email.


Applications are welcomed for submission before the following deadline:
• Tuesday 8th July 2014 by 5pm

Applications submitted to Business Gateway before this deadline will be reviewed and scored and the applicant informed before 5pm on Friday 25th July 2014.