Activity could include marketing, social media, website projects and buying protective screens and signage for reopening. Eligibility: £100k+ turnover and minimum two people in the business. Supplier? Offer a discount on your products and services at no cost to you by promoting the grant to clients.
Do you have a project planned but need a boost to get it kickstarted?
Match-funded Growth Grants of up to £5,000 are available to help your business invest in projects that will help you to reopen safely, bounce back and get on a path towards growth.
Projects could include:
- items ahead of reopening such as protective screens, floor stickers or signage
- website development and designs
- software purchases
- marketing collateral
- app development
- social media advertising
- SEO activity
- market research
- ISO accreditation
- sales and lead generation activities
- CRM and accountancy software
- specialist consultancy
- general marketing activity
A match-funded grant can potentially fund up to a third of the total cost of the project. The minimum project cost is £3,000 (excl. VAT).
You could reach the minimum £3,000 project cost by undertaking more than one of the above activities.
The Growth Grants are part of the Growth Programme, which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore eligibility criteria apply.
These grants are designed for eligible SMEs that have:
- a turnover of £100,000 or more
- a minimum of two people in the business.
Are you a supplier of the above types of activity?
If you are a business that supplies the above types of activity such as web design, marketing and social media support and ISO accreditation, how would you like to offer your clients up to a £5,000 discount, at no cost to yourself?
Grants of up to £5,000 are available to SMEs in Buckinghamshire that spend over £3,000 with you on projects such as those listed above.
In fact, most projects that are designed to increase your client’s sales, productivity or profitability or improve their business processes are eligible.
Why not use it as a ‘cash back’ discount to attract new customers and revisit old quotations?
It’s easy for your clients to apply for a Growth Grant. Only one quote is required – yours!
- Call us on 01494 927139 to check your client’s eligibility
- Introduce them to the Growth Grants team via firstname.lastname@example.org, attaching your quotation
- We’ll send them an application form and keep you informed of progress
NB. The grant must be awarded before the project is implemented or paid for (including any deposits). Your client will receive their grant once they have paid you in full.