• By Social Investment Scotland

  • Welcome

    As an established Charity or Social Enterprise, you'll know that to grow your business, you need 3 key ingredients:

     

    1. The people with ideas and talent

    2. The right kind of finance

    3. And professional support to make it happen

     

    If you've got the first and have ambitions to grow, then the Growth and Replication Challenge could help you deliver the rest...

  • What is the Growth & Replication Challenge?

    The Challenge is a competitive opportunity that combines bespoke business support with tailored financial backing..

     

    We're looking for organisations who have developed strategies for growth or replication, are looking for investment between £100k and £1M and need help to make that happen in 2017.

     

    Expressions of interest are being sought until midnight 3rd April 2017

  • The Deal

    Successful applicants will receive...

    Bespoke Support

    Professional business support worth up to £10,000 to address issues such as:

    Governance

    Business Planning

    Product Design

    Specialist Skills

    Financial Forecasting

    Sales & Marketing

    Social Impact Reporting

    Tailored finance

    Access to flexible finance:

    Secured and unsecured investment

    13 year fixed rate terms to provide confidence on future costs

    Patient arrangements (nothing or something to pay for the first 3 years)

    No upfront fees

     

  • What's next?

    Find out more details & fill in our simple 2 page Expression of Interest:

    There's no such thing as a silly question...

    Fill in our 2 page Expression of Interest

    What's the worst that can happen?

  • Timelines

    Complete and return Expression of Interest by midnight on

    3rd April 2017.

     

    Shortlisted organisations will be contacted by

    7th April 2017.

     

    April - selected organisations triaged for support needs and budget allocated.

     

    Support commences over agreed timelines.

  • Contact Us

    Make sure to take a look at our 'Things you need to know' but if you have any further questions just get in touch!

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