Businesses investing in Edinburgh can potentially access a wide range of grants to support their projects.
Scottish Enterprise offers a wide range of grants to support businesses in Scotland. Available grants include Regional Selective Assistance (grants from £20,000 upwards to support new job creation); Research and Development Grants (grants from £100,000 upwards to help develop new products, processes and services), and SMART:SCOTLAND (grants from £75,000 upwards for small to medium-sized enterprises with innovative new ideas).
The National Lottery Heritage Fund offers grants of all sizes for projects to protect and enhance the UK's built heritage. These include the Heritage Enterprise grant scheme, which supports projects seeking to achieve economic growth by investing in heritage; for example, by bringing aged buildings back into use as workspaces.
Skills Development Scotland offers support to help boost the skills of Scotland's workforce. Programmes on offer include Modern Apprenticeships, which enable employees to learn while working.