Funding Support

Funding Scotland

Find funding for your charity, community group or social enterprise using Funding Scotland’s free online search engine.

From small grants to funding for big capital projects, they can help you track down the funding you need to make a difference in your community.

The National Lottery Community Funding

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK, raised by players of The National Lottery.

To find what funding might be available to you, search their website.

Scottish Government Business Funding

Search for funding for your business or idea via the Scottish Government website.

Highlands & Islands Enterprise

HIE have several funding and investment options if you have a business idea or a plan to develop an existing product or service. You can find out more about the funds they offer on their website.

Scottish Funding Portal

The Scottish Funding Portal allows you to search for EU funding available to businesses in Scotland.

You can also find out what EU funding is available for international businesses or organisations looking to work with Scottish businesses.

Business Gateway

Business Gateway can give you advice on finding funding. They can also help your business get funding available through:

  • Scottish Enterprise
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise
  • Skills Development Scotland
  • your local council


Interface can help you get funding to develop new ideas for products, services and businesses.

Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland offer funds to those run creative businesses and work in creative industries.