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West Lothian Council Growth Assistance Project Funding

Support provided by West Lothian Council Invest in West Lothian

What does this involve?

The Growth Assistance Project (GAP) offers grant awards to West Lothian businesses to help them undertake strategic growth projects.

West Lothian Council GAP funding will support projects that:

  • improve business competitiveness
  • create high value jobs in a sustainable and inclusive way
  • have a total cost of more than £100,000

Am I eligible?

You are eligible if you are a West Lothian-based business and can demonstrate the strategic value of the project to your business.

Projects should typically fall into one of the following categories:

  • new product or service development
  • new process development
  • manufacturing or quality improvements
  • development of new business applications
  • related HR support and workforce development

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Businesses in West Lothian.

How long does this take?

Once your eligibility and suitability have been confirmed, your application can be approved within 10 working days.

Important information

Your business should have a business plan for growth when you apply.

A typical grant award is for £45,000.

Next steps

If you are interested in applying, submit an enquiry on the Invest in West Lothian website and a member of their team will contact you.


Support provided by West Lothian Council Invest in West Lothian