Funding Opportunities for Business Start-up

Bloom - Venture Catalyst - Be part of the crowdfunding revolution...

Supporting startups, students, social enterprises and community projects. Simply tell us what you want to do, how much money you need to do it, and ask the crowd to help you make your idea a reality.
Enterprise Projects, Youth Business Challenge - Are you up for a Challenge? Are you aged between 16 - 23? Do you have what it takes to be the next Lord Alan Sugar or Karren Brady? If you are, then you need to reserve your place on the next Boot Camp! The Boot Camp is a 3 day, all expenses paid, entrepreneurial experience.
Funding Scotland - grants and funding information in one place
IndieGoGo - The world's leading international funding platform - helping people create campaigns and fund ideas since 2008
Kickstarter - A new way to fund and follow creativity
MyMicroinvest - Crowdfunding for startups
Shell LiveWIRE - The UK's biggest online community for young entrepreneurs (aged 16-30) who are starting or running their own business.
UnLtd - a charity that supports social entrepreneurs by providing a package of funding and support.
UnLtd's Millennium Awards - provide practical and financial support to social entrepreneurs in the UK; people with vision, passion, drive and commitment, who want to change the world for the better.
UnLtd Sport Relief - UnLtd Sport Relief Awards are a UK wide funding programme for 11-21 year olds, who are prepared to go the extra mile and use their passion for sport and arts to bring respect and understanding to their communities by setting up their own projects.

UnLtd Sport Relief Awards are funded by Comic Relief and provide opportunities for young people to bring communities together, to help promote understanding and solve problems through sport, arts and recreational activities.
Young Scot Extra - Creative Scotland and Young Scot have launched a new fund to support young people, aged 15-22, in activities which allow them to flourish within the creative industries.
Young Scot Extra - Pathways to music - Designed to let you get the most out of the industry.