Funding

Visit Scotland Growth Fund

Funding Details

VisitScotland’s Growth Fund supports collaborative tourism marketing projects which focus on growth in the tourism sector and ensure that visitors experience the true Spirit of Scotland. 

The Growth Fund helps groups to build their digital capability, market and measure outputs and success more effectively. Working in partnership, means that we no longer market Scotland for Scotland; we market Scotland with Scotland.

Successful applications must demonstrate the following:

  • A Strong digital focus and creation of digital content
  • Strong strategic alignment
  • An innovative approach
  • Effective partnerships and collaboration
  • Achievable and measurable growth targets
  • A sustainable approach
  • Project viability and deliverability

How to apply: The current 2017/18 Growth Fund Panel dates are:

Growth Fund Panel Application deadlines

October 2017 Panel  The deadline for initial expressions of interest is 19 July 2017

February 2018 Panel The deadline for initial expressions of interest is 22 November 2017

For General Info Click here to visit the Visit Scotland Website

Before applying it is essential applicants read the full PDF document Criteria and Conditions - size 1.09mb (updated May 2017)

Please note:  Applicants must speak with a member of the Growth Fund team prior to making a full application, well in advance of the deadlines.

Please contact the team at growthfund@visitscotland.com to discuss your application, or complete the Expression of Interest form. Applications must come from constituted groups of tourism businesses. The GrowthFund team will support you through the process and provide advice around monitoring and evaluation.