The Scottish Borders Business Fund

Financial assistance for new and small businesses

The Scottish Borders Business Fund offers the chance to apply for a discretionary grant of up to 50% of eligible costs (up to a maximum of £4000) towards projects designed to boost sales and increase profit.

In addition to any potential financial benefit, all applicants will work with a dedicated business adviser from Business Gateway who will provide business development assistance.


To be eligible for the Scottish Borders Business Fund you must be:

  • based in the Scottish Borders
  • a new or small businesses with less than 50 employees and
  • looking to invest and grow your business.

For more information on how to apply please visit the Scottish Borders Council website.


No project should start or commit expenditure before receiving approval of funding.


If you have a business growth project in mind, and would like more information on eligibility and guidance on how to apply, please get in touch with Business Gateway by calling 01835 826505.