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Foundation Scotland – Investing in Enterprise Fund

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Eligibility

Fund status: Open
Funding category: Community Benefit, Environmental/Agriculture, Social care and welfare

The Investing in Enterprise Fund offers blended grant and loan investment to social enterprises, community organisations and charities working within the 13 eligible areas. The investment can be used for:

  • Working capital
  • Acquisition of assets
  • Business growth
  • Capital expenditure

Investments made by this fund must demonstrate that they meet our social investment charitable objectives, which are:

  • To prevent and/or relieve poverty among those living in Scotland
  • To advance community development, and urban and rural regeneration, in Scotland
  • To advance education in Scotland

This fund was previously managed by Resilient Scotland Ltd.

Exclusions

-Businesses that are insolvent or at the immediate risk of insolvency

  • Proposals that are merely to replace existing debt finance
  • Subsidiaries of public bodies
  • Proposals capable of being fully funded on a commercial basis
  • Organisations whose beneficiaries are outwith the 13 eligible local authority areas
  • Proposals that promote religious practices or beliefs
  • Schedule 3 Community Interest Companies.

How to apply

Contact Foundation Scotland – Investing in Enterprise Fund using the details below

Phone number:
01413414977

Email address:
enquiries@foundationscotland.org.uk

Web address:
https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/apply-for-funding/funding-available/investing-in-enterprise

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