Applicants will need to demonstrate that they have traded successfully for at least 12 months and now have plans for a project that will facilitate business growth. The Small Growth Grants scheme is inviting applications for projects of a value from £4,000 upwards and successful grant applications are provided 25% of eligible project costs.
The minimum grant amount is £1,000 and the maximum is £5,000. For example, to receive a grant of £5,000 the total project cost will be at least £20,000. Eligible project costs include capital equipment, new premises works and fitting, new digital capability adoption, and outsourcing of expertise.
This is a competitive application process and the guidelines and application are provided below.
The Small Growth Grant is currently open with completed applications to be submitted by Friday 3rd December 2021, and with any resulting grant claims to be claimed within 6 months of the grant being agreed.
Download the application form and guidance below from the Dorset Growth Hub website (this works best on Chrome or latter) or if you have any queries please call our grant administration team on 01202 607533.