Gifted Memberships

Gifted Growth Fund memberships available to businesses in Scotland championing diversity

We are offering £100,000 of gifted STV Growth Fund memberships to businesses championing diversity.

Businesses with a commitment to inclusive growth and who are keen to kickstart or invigorate their marketing campaigns are invited to put themselves forward or nominate an SME for one of four £25k funded memberships.

You could be a business with strong Diversity and Inclusion strategies in place; wish to develop a specific campaign around D&I; or may be entrepreneurs and business founders from under-represented groups. We would be delighted to hear from you, should you wish to share your interest in this initiative please download and complete the form below and send to

Get in touch with us before 14th of May.

Finalists will then be invited to meet with a panel of judges in June.

Our panel of judges

Femi Otitoju 

is STV’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisor and is Managing Director of the Challenge Consultancy, which supports some of the UK’s leading brands and organisations to develop inclusive practice.

Barrington Reeves

is the Creative Director and Founder of creative agency, Too Gallus; Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter Scotland; and is Founder of the Black Scottish Business Fund.

Lee Beattie

Managing Partner of creative agency John Doe Group; and co-founder of the Bloody Big Brunch and virtual venue SocialEyes.

Evelyn McDonald

CEO of Scottish EDGE, a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high growth entrepreneurial talent.

Interested businesses will be invited to chat to the panel about how they champion diversity through their brand, thoughts on their marketing plans and to provide details on their longer-term D&I strategies. Four successful businesses will be awarded membership with immediate effect to help fund new marketing campaigns.

We would be delighted to hear from you, should you have any questions or would like further information contact us at

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London enquiries:

  • Scotland West: 0141 300 3333
  • Scotland East: 0131 200 8102
  • Scotland North: 01224 848823
  • London: 0203 931 0484

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