Crowdfund Perth and Kinross

Get up to £5,000 for your new business start-up

Crowdfunder and Perth and Kinross Council have teamed up to make £150,000 available to enable individuals, businesses, and communities to create, establish and grow businesses, projects and services that are making a real difference to the economy.

If you are a new business start-up or an existing SME looking to grow with community support, then you may be eligible for the funding.

About this fund

Active Perth And Kinross Business Fund
Perth and Kinross Business Fund
Get up to £5,000

Up to £5,000 is available through the Crowdfund Perth and Kinross Business fund. This fund is aimed at new business start-ups or existing SME’s looking to grow with support from the community to back your business development idea.

You need a crowdfunding project to apply for funding. Start or continue adding your project and, if eligible, you'll be prompted to apply.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for match funding, businesses must be:

How does the match funding work?

  • Once 25% of the total project target has been raised from a minimum of 20 unique backers, the council pledge will be made.
  • The maximum council pledge will be £5,000 or 50% of your target (whichever is the lower)
  • Following receipt of a council pledge, you will also need to reach 100% of your initial funding target in order to secure the funds.

Perth and Kinross Council reserves the right not to fund, or to withdraw funding during a campaign if it becomes apparent that any of the criteria are not being met or where the applicant has outstanding debt due to the Council. PKC also reserves the right to amend this information at any time.

How to apply for this funding

Start by setting up a crowdfunder project, if eligible you will be able to apply

Crowdfunding in 60 seconds

Got a minute to spare? Watch our 'how it works' animation. You'll get a brief overview of how crowdfunding works and what extra support, services and money that only Crowdfunder can give you.

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How +Extra funding works

start crowdfunding

Start a project

Start a new project on Crowdfunder, tell us the basics and a rough outline of your story. Then we can show you funds that you may be eligible for.

Get the word out

Apply for funding

You can then choose to make an application for a relevant fund. If a partner likes your project, they may agree to support it.

Get funded

Start crowdfunding

Start raising money from the crowd and once you reach an agreed percentage of your target, one of our partners could boost your total with a large donation.

Learn to crowdfund

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