Business Grants

Brexit Support Grant

The grant provides 100% funding up to £4k, classed as de minimis. All VAT Registered Scottish based SME companies are eligible for the grant that can be used for: Brexit impact scenario planning; additional professional services specifically in relation to Brexit issues; exploring supply chain issues and opportunities; HR issues; cost of up to 2 employees attending training courses related to Brexit.

To apply for this grant, visit: https://www.prepareforbrexit.scot/updates/brexit-support-grant

Overseas Market Development Grant

Dundee City Council's Economic Development Department operates a scheme of financial assistance in the form of a grant aimed at assisting and encouraging Dundee companies to access new overseas markets.

​The grant award is based on eligible expenses capped at £1,000.​

Regional Selective Assistance (RSA)

As an assisted area, Dundee benefits from financial incentives aimed at encouraging investment and job creation of all sizes in designated areas of Scotland. RSA in Dundee can provide up to 15% assistance on capital expenditure. Small and medium businesses may also be eligible for an additional top-up grant (10% small and 20% medium).

​RBS Back Her Business

We want to support more women to start businesses, so we've teamed up with Crowdfunder to help you get started. Together we'll help you raise money for your business through crowdfunding, and we'll also provide free coaching, mentoring and opportunities to meet like minded women. What’s more we’re also offering up to 50% of your fundraising target (max. £5,000) in grant funding for certain successful projects.

Make it to Market Grant

The grant is delivered through Scottish Enterprise and assists with the preparation or launch of products or services to international markets. Subject to criteria, the grant can contribute up to 70% of costs between £2,000 and £5,000.​

SMART:Scotland

This grant is targeted at SMEs based in Scotland and helps in the undertaking of technical feasibility studies, research and development that have a commercial end point. The grant can support up to 70% of the eligible costs for a small SME and up to 60% of the costs of a medium SME.