Grants of £1,000 to £10,000 are available and businesses applying for the funding must meet the following criteria;
The desired outcomes of the grants programme will be job creation (and safeguarding of jobs) and to support visitor economy businesses to grow and develop by accessing new markets.
Businesses will need to demonstrate how the grant funding will help them to become more competitive and support the area's wider visitor economy.
This grant is limited and will support up to 50% of the costs of towards a digital upgrade of your business as well as improving accessibility and cycle facilities.
Grants are available under the following categories:-
• Accessibility - refers to the use of products and services by people with disabilities. (Installation of accessible equipment, accessible bathroom equipment and virtual accessibility tours).
• Cycling - (secure cycle storage, cleaning and repair equipment and facilities).
• Digital upgrade/COVID-19 recovery digitalisation to enhance online payment and booking facilities.
* Applicants will receive a 50% grant towards to the cost of the overall project (with a minimum 50% grant contribution being £1000 and the maximum £10,000).
Only one category can be applied for per business.
The grant funding is NOT available for revenue expenditure; marketing or business development. This includes new business start-up costs, advertising, SEO, branding, marketing materials, staff training, insurances, membership to official bodies, product development and development to a property. Virtual tours are permitted for Accessibility only. Funding does not support online promotional tours/videos, however photography can be supported as part of a digital upgrade application.
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