This can fund up to a maximum of 33% of the total price of goods or services. This type of grant will support specialist consultancy, projects, goods and services related to increasing sales, improving productivity & profitability and improving business processes.
This can fund up to a maximum of 25% of the total price. Project ideas include investment in technology or processes that facilitate growth and create jobs, such as plant equipment, new machinery, and an extension to land or premises.
Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are being encouraged to check if they’re eligible for a Digital Enhancement Grant to enhance their businesses. The maximum grant value is £5,000 and they are designed to support innovative digital business improvement projects.
The Food & Drink Forum has secured funding to offer a range of useful services to food and drink manufacturers over the next three years, including; grant funding, business mentoring, industry events, technical support and technical apprentices.
The Ready 2 Grow project can help your business achieve its potential, whether you’re an entrepreneur who’s starting out or an established company planning for growth. The project supports eligible SMEs to enhance their skills and apply for funding. Ready 2 Grow runs until March 2019
Grants are available from £2,000 to £20,000 to support activities that lead to the development of new products, processes or services. This could be as simple as improving efficiencies and increasing production through fine tuning or developing a prototype bringing something new to the market.
This fund supports businesses to create jobs and grow the rural economy. Eligible projects must contribute to one or more priority areas: support micro & small businesses & farm diversification, boost rural tourism, increase farm productivity, increase forestry productivity, provide rural services, provide cultural & heritage activities.
Rural Development Programme For England supports agriculture & forestry sectors increasing competition, improving quality of life & diversifying rural economies. Offering grants of up to 40% of a project’s total eligible costs. Minimum grant £35,000
Using money raised by National Lottery players to help people enjoy and protect the heritage they care about. Grants from £3,000 to over £5 million to provide positive outcomes for heritage, people and communities. Local, regional & national heritage applicable.
Provides an energy efficiency support service for SME’s. Grants available of 15% capital contribution (up to £5,000) towards the purchase of energy saving equipment. Other support is provided through energy assessments, training workshops, and equipment procurement support.