CARES application rounds

The CARES panel will meet on a quarterly basis to consider applications for loans and innovation grants. 

The table below sets out the schedule of panel dates.  The announcement date is the date all documentation and call themes will be available on the website.

CARES enablement grant applications can be made and awarded at any time - you don't need to wait for a panel meeting to apply. 

Funding round

Announcement date

Closing date for application

Confirmation of outcome

Panel 1

18th April 18

4th June 18

7th July 18

Panel 2

23rd Jul 18

10th  Sept 18   

8th Oct 18

Panel 3

09th Oct 18

19th Nov 18

24th Dec 18

Panel 4[1]

14th Jan 19

25th Feb 19

8th April 19


[1] Panel 4 subject to 2019/20 budget confirmation from Scottish Government

 The timeline the next round is as follows: