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Digital Development Grant

The Digital Development Grant is for businesses that are VAT registered, they can receive a grant of up to £10K against a total project cost of £20K. Please note all VAT costs are excluded from the grant sum awarded. Businesses that are not VAT registered can apply for grants of up to £2,500 against a project spend of £5K. All grant awards will be paid retrospectively. Businesses must be SMEs and have been trading for a minimum of 6 months.

The purpose of the fund includes:

  • Reducing (non-staff) operational costs
  • Improving market share
  • Increasing revenue
  • Improving cyber security
  • Moving the business online

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

  • Enhancing Digital Skills of Workforce
  • Purchase of Software and IT, Digital Hardware
  • Improving IT Infrastructure
  • Building an E-commerce Website
  • Developing an App

To register interest and find out more please email - invest@westlothian.gov.uk

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