We offer several different financial support schemes to local businesses.
Falkirk Business Loan Fund
The Falkirk Business Loan Fund (formerly the BP Loan Fund) can provide loans of
up to £10,000 to existing and start-up businesses in the Falkirk Council area. Businesses
applying must be able to show a clear need for funding and demonstrate the ability
to grow and create employment.
To apply, contact DSL:
Business Loans Scotland
Business Loans Scotland is a consortium of Scotland's local authorities, providing loan finance up to £100,000 to new and growing, small and medium sized businesses
(SMEs) across Scotland.
The loan fund offers gap funding to SMEs within the geographic
area of operation (including Falkirk) where public sector funding (including Business
Loans Scotland's contribution), does not exceed 50% of the total funding package.
Visit www.bls.scot for further information and how to apply.
Regional Selective Assistance
Regional Selective Assistance is a Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise
discretionary grant scheme to encourage businesses to carry out investment that
will create or safeguard jobs.
Depending on location and other criteria, large businesses in the Falkirk Council
area can receive a grant of up to 15%, while small businesses can receive a grant
of up to 35%.
Small businesses employ fewer than 50 people and either:
- Have a turnover of less than £6.7 million or
- Have a balance sheet total (net assets) of less than £6.7 million
Medium businesses employ fewer than 250 people and either:
- Have a turnover of less than £34 million or
- Have a balance sheet total (net assets) of less than £29 million
For more information about any of these support schemes, please contact us: