Financial support for businesses

Companies looking to invest in and grow their business may be able to access up to £10,000 of interest free repayable financial support through Business Gateway Fife/Fife Council for:

Business Loans Scotland

New and growing Fife businesses can access gap funding and borrow from £25,000 up to £100,000 through this fund.

To find out more, or to apply online, visit

DSL Business Finance

Our partner DSL provide Start-up and Gap finance which is available to small firms, charities and social enterprises unable to get funding from banks. Loans of £5,000 to £25,000 are available and can be used for requirements such as:

To find out more, visit

Zero Waste Scotland

Funded by the Scottish Government to help businesses reduce costs through improved energy, material resource and/or water efficiency.

Unsecured, interest free loans from £1,000 to £100,000 are available up to £100,000.

To find out more, visit

SME Competitiveness Fund

Trade Development Grants - assisting businesses to exhibit at trade shows within the UK and participate in overseas trade missions with funding of up to 100% of eligible costs, up to a maximum of £2,000.

Workforce Upskilling Grants - for businesses looking to develop their workforce, funding of up to a maximum of £2,000 is available to put existing staff through training.

To find out more, contact Business Gateway Fife on 01592 858333 or