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The DigitalBoost Development Grant has reopened - Perthshire Chamber of Commerce

The DigitalBoost Development Grant has reopened

DigitalBoost Development Grant Reopening

The DigitalBoost Development Grant is funded by The Scottish Government to help businesses become more competitive, productive, resilient, and drive forward Scotland’s economic recovery.

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Below you will find a short summary of eligibility criteria for the DigitalBoost Development Grant.

  • Applicant organisations must be based and operating in Scotland.
  • Charities, social enterprises and third sector organisations can also apply.
  • Must be trading a minimum of 6 months. (Applicant business must have been receiving sales income for at least 6 months).
  • Applicants must be over the age of 18.
  • Applicants must be a UK resident with the right to work in the UK.
  • Businesses must meet the European* definition of an SME in relation to employees, balance sheet and turnover.
  • All Industry sectors are eligible for consideration

 

What Can I Use the Grant For?

Below you will find a short summary of expenditure criteria with regards to the DigitalBoost Development Grant:

The eligible purpose(s) of the relevant project includes:

  • Reducing (non-staff) operational costs
  • Improving market share
  • Enabling employment to be safeguarded or increased
  • Increasing revenues
  • Increasing profit margin
  • Improving cyber security
  • Moving business online

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

  • Enhancing digital skills of workforce
  • Buying software
  • Buying IT, or digital communications, hardware
  • Building an online booking/ticketing system
  • Building an Ecommerce website
  • Developing an app
  • Digital Consultancy costs
  • Software or hardware rental (first year costs only)
  • Building or maintaining websites that are brochures or provide information
  • Ongoing annual charges for platforms, hosting or online content management (first year costs only)

For more information, visit the DigitalBoost website here.

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