Provides loan funding to new and growing small & medium sized businesses across Scotland.
Provides grants to encourage those who have started a school-based business to consider taking it forward as a serious business.
The trust gives grants and loans to promote rural regeneration in Argyll and the Islands. Applicants must have a business or intend to start a business that is located in Argyll & the islands.
The Trust aims to advance education the arts, heritage, culture and community development by encouraging young people in Scotland to take up and play the chanter, pipes and drums, and by supporting the development of school pipe bands.
The Arts & Culture Impact Fund is a new £20 million impact investment fund for the UK's arts, culture and heritage social enterprises. The fund offers loans repayable until March 2030.
The Community Shares Fund supports community-owned enterprises seeking to raise investment through a community share issue.
The new Let’s Do Net Zero Community Buildings Fund under CARES will help community organisations reduce their building energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
Interest free loans are available to Scottish businesses to help lower their transport and travel costs. These loans are funded by Transport Scotland and have a repayment term of up to 6 years.
Loans are available for established third sector organisations that are delivering high social value - in a sustainable way.
The Investing in Enterprise Fund offers blended grant and loan investment to social enterprises, community organisations and charities. Investment can be used for capital expenditure, asset acquisition and business growth.