If you are starting up a business in the creative industry and are aged between 18-30 needing a loan in Scotland, then you should have a look at The Prince’s Trust and their Youth Business Scotland programme.
If you meet the criteria, then you can try and apply for a loan up to £5000. You also may be able to receive a grant of £1000, and also receive support, advice, networking opportunities, finance management advice etc.
Businesses that are deemed as eligible for support;
- Product Design (Craft, Fashion and Textiles)
- Digital Media
- Performing Arts (theatre, dance)
- Visual Artists/Galleries
- Community Arts
Have a look at the Princes Trust’s website for more information.