Funding

£2.7m support awarded to Highlands and Islands communities

More than 120 communities across the Highlands and Islands are among the first in Scotland to benefit from the Scottish Government’s £350 million package of support to address the social and economic impacts of COVID-19. The £40 million Supporting Communities Fund, which forms part of the Scottish Government’s support package, is being administered across the …

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Local groups get a £10 million boost.

Families on lower incomes and older people are to get more support with extra funding for lifeline services to cope with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The funding from the Scottish Government’s Supporting Communities Fund will go directly to more than 250 community groups. The community groups operate as ‘anchors’, bringing together charities, volunteers, social enterprises …

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£100M FUND FOR BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-19

Further to Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop’s announcement this morning that the Scottish Government’s additional £100m fund for businesses impacted by COVID-19 will be open for applications from 2pm, we wanted to provide you with more information about this support. Companies can find full details on our partnership website Find Business Support. This grant funding has been …

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Additional support for business

Published: 15 Apr 2020 06:00 Part of: Coronavirus in Scotland, Business, industry and innovation Second phase of funding to protect against the effects of COVID-19. Around £220 million of further grants are being made available for businesses – including the recently self-employed – to help them deal with the ongoing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The …

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Crown Estate money available to councils to support struggling coastal businesses

Environment cabinet secretary announced that money which is available to Scottish local authorities from the Scottish Crown Estate would now be available to them to support struggling businesses and organisations. This money amounts to £7.2 million – in a Scottish Crown Estate-derived fund which is devolved to councils. This would be in addition to the …

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