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voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Created: 26/07/2022, Updated: 28/07/2022
Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent. You should have an ambitious growth strategy and a commitment to deliver upon it.
There are three competitions:
Scottish EDGE: For early-stage companies/social enterprises across all sectors, offering funding of up to £100,000 on a split grant/loan basis.
Young EDGE: For companies where all directors are under the age of 30 offering a grant only award of up to £10,000.
Wild Card EDGE: For pre-trading companies, sole-traders and partnerships, offering a grant only award of up to £10,000.
Who can apply:
Your organisation must be Incorporated at Companies House. Scottish EDGE is open to Ltd Companies and registered Social Enterprises/ Charities only.
The company must have been in operation for less five years, have less than 24 employees, have a business bank account and be capable of employing at least five more people over the next 3 years.
How to apply:
To apply, please fill in this online application on the Scottish Edge's website and find instructions on how to submit a short video pitch. Paper-based or e-mail applications will not be accepted.
When to apply
The next deadline for applications is 23 August 2022.