Financial support and grants for businesses

Argyll and Bute Council has a range of schemes providing financial assistance for businesses based in Argyll and Bute.

Business Gateway Local Growth Accelerator Programme

The programme includes fully funded specialist advice on a range of topics and 50% grant funding up to £5,000 to support your growth or COVID recovery plans.  Find out more at Business Gateway Local Growth Accelerator Programme (argyll-bute.gov.uk)

Small Business Development Grant 2022

Grant funding to help your micro or small business based in Argyll and Bute to develop.  Grants of 75% of costs up up to £3,000 are available. Find out more about the Small Business Development Grant.

Business Start-Up Grant 2022

Grant funding to help your new business to start up and establish in Argyll and Bute.  Grants of up to £3,000 are available, phased across three payments. Find out more about the Business Start-Up Grant.

Help with business rates

There are a number of relief schemes available which you may be eligible for - find out more details and apply at Help with business rates (argyll-bute.gov.uk)

Find Business Support Scotland

To find out about other support from across Scotland’s public sector, visit Find business support in Scotland - Find Business Support. You can see your options for funding, advice, help and more all in a single location and sign up for email alerts on the latest updates