AMBITION supports Business Growth in South Ayrshire
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Ambition for Growth

Our AMBITION programme provides flexible financial support to help local businesses at all stages achieve their ambition to grow.

Whether taking your first steps as an entrepreneur or developing your growth strategy, we have tailored support to get you to the next stage.

Business Grants

Choose which of our three grants meet your AMBITION to grow. The £500 Marketing Grant, £2,000 Business Development Grant and the £10,000 High Growth Business Development Grant offer opportunities for small to medium sized businesses in South Ayrshire.

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Business Loans

Choose which of our loan funds meet your AMBITION to grow. The Ayrshire Loan Fund and the West of Scotland Loan Fund provide gap funding for small to medium sized businesses in South Ayrshire.

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Wage Subsidy

South Ayrshire Council has secured Scottish Government / ESF funding to provide recruitment incentives for over 250 local young people offering opportunities for small to medium sized businesses in South Ayrshire.

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Collaborate for Growth Grant

This scheme helps businesses take advantage of the efficiencies created by working collaboratively. The aim of the scheme is to support the development of co-operative enterprises in South Ayrshire, which can create enhanced economic impact through collective working.

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Other Support

A range of business support is also available from partner agencies. Visit this page for information and links to these agencies.

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We’re here to support you

For more information on how the Ambition Programme can help you or your business, contact us:

01292 616265