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Grants of up to £2,500 available

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Grants of up to £2,500 available

As part of its commitment to encourage the strength and vitality of its local economy, Stevenage Borough Council is delighted to relaunch the Stevenage Business Grant scheme. The Stevenage Business Grant scheme aims to make a positive contribution towards business growth in Stevenage, promoting local entrepreneurship, business innovation and employment growth.

Funding is available to support:

  • Introduction of a new product or service
  • Production of a new prototype
  • R&D
  • Expansion into a new market
  • Acquiring a new office/unit
  • Property improvements
  • Marketing and advertising

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify, applicants need to have a registered business in Stevenage and have less than ten employees.

Three awards available:

  • £2,500
  • £1,500
  • £800

Application process

Application is by submitting a written application, which can be accessed on the Stevenage Borough Council website http://www.stevenage.gov.uk/business-advice/210941/. Applicants will need to demonstrate growth and quality of projects to secure funding.

Closing date for applications is 15 February 2019

All applicants will be informed of our decision no later than 1st March. Successful applicants will be selected to present their applications at the Business Grants Panel meeting at Stevenage Borough Council between 11 and 15 March.

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