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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
How much has been paid out and how many companies as part of the Governments Grant Scheme for Event Management Companies specifically, have received grants in the Fife County?
20 businesses in Fife received £200,000 for the first wave of the Events Industry Support Fund campaign that was opened on 31 August 2020. 19 of these businesses received £111,814 of Top Up payments in February 2021 (1 business declined top up payment). Therefore, total funding received was £311,814.
You also asked about payments made through the Strategic Framework Business Fund. Businesses were only eligible if they were required to close or restricted by law and Event Management Companies were not covered in the regulations as required to close.
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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House