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Grants for your business – Make the most of new Government grants
£20 million worth of new government grants have been released to help small and medium sized businesses across England recover from the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.
These grants will provide businesses between £1,000 and £5,000 to help them access new technology and other equipment as well as professional, legal, financial or other advice.
The support will be fully government funded with no obligation for businesses to contribute financially. The support will be delivered from the England European Regional Development Fund and distributed through Growth Hubs which are embedded in local areas across England.
The funding is being provided to address immediate needs and all grants must be awarded by 28 February 2021 and all activity fully completed by 31 March 2021.
To find out more contact New Anglia LEP on 0300 333 6536 or email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Below are a sample of the grants available but you do need to have a conversation with the team as they can advise you on the best grant for your needs.
If your business is in Cambridgeshire, contact the Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority Growth Hub. They will cover the same or similar grant options. Contact the team on 01480 277923 or email email@example.com
For those in Essex, The South East Local Enterprise Partnership are your contacts. Phone them on 03330 322946 or email firstname.lastname@example.org