Big Issue Invest Scotland provides loans to finance the growth of sustainable social enterprises and charities.

Social Investment Scotland offer social loan finance, providing flexible funding and growth support.

SCF Ltd assists communities to raise capital by issuing Community Bonds to local individuals and organisations.

Just Enterprise provides funded start-up, business support, learning and leadership services to social enterprises throughout Scotland.

Business Gateway provides free business support and impartial advice to start-up and existing businesses in Scotland.

DSL provide loans to start-up and growing businesses in Scotland and delivers the Scottish Microfinance Fund.

CEIS provides practical and effective business support services to help social enterprises manage and grow their business.

Scottish business mentoring is for ambitious businesses and social enterprises who want to realise their personal and business growth ambitions, giving them the ability to take their company to new heights. Business Mentoring matches experienced mentors who come from all business areas and sectors with growing businesses. By sharing the entrepreneurial experiences of mentors, this service gives the business the confidence to develop and grow, and opens up a great network of contacts that can open doors and inspire new thinking.