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Digital Development Grant

The Digital Development Grant is part funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and is aimed at enhancing the digital capabilities of Scottish businesses.

VAT registered business you can receive a grant of up to £7,500.00 against a total project cost of £15K. Please note all VAT costs are excluded from the grant sum awarded.

Businesses that are not VAT registered can apply for grants of up to £1,000 against a project spend of £2K. All grant awards will be paid retrospectively. Businesses must be SMEs and have been trading for a minimum of 6 months.

If you have been awarded a Digital Development Grant within the last 12 months, please do not apply.

The purpose of the fund includes:

  • Reducing (non-staff) operational costs
  • Improving market share
  • Increasing revenue
  • Improving cyber security
  • Moving the business online

Eligible Expenditure is to introduce new digital capabilities to your business:

  • Enhancing Digital Skills of Workforce
  • Purchase of Software and IT, Digital Hardware
  • Improving IT Infrastructure
  • Building an E-commerce Website
  • Developing an App

To register interest and find out more please email

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