Bolsover Business Start up and Growth Grant Scheme

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Bolsover District Council have two grant schemes aimed at supporting existing businesses whilst also giving new businesses that all important helping hand as they start.

Business Start-Up Grant

This scheme offers grants up to £500 and is available to pre-start and new businesses located in Bolsover District who have been trading for less than 18 months.

Up to 100% of the project cost can be applied for which could include equipment, tools and machinery, fixtures and fittings and marketing materials. Items purchased before an application is approved will not be eligible for grant payment.

Business Growth Grant

This scheme provides funds from £1,000 to £10,000 and is aimed at existing businesses (trading for more than 18 months) to help them grow, create jobs, become more carbon efficient or diversify into new markets.

The funding could be used for new equipment and machinery, computer hardware/ software or specialist consultancy/training. Up to 80% of the total project cost can be applied for (up to a maximum of £10,000) and businesses must be located in Bolsover District and have up to 249 employees. Businesses will also need to be paying business rates to us or be receiving small business rates relief. Once an application has been approved the business will be required to purchase eligible items and then submit a claim to receive their grant.

To apply for the funding or for further information on the funding criteria please email regeneration@bolsover.gov.uk or telephone 01246 242512

 

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