Enterprising North West Leicestershire Business Growth Grants

The Enterprising North West Leicestershire Business Growth Grants are a council administered grant funding programme to support the economic recovery and growth of larger businesses in North West Leicestershire.

Please fully read and review the Business Growth Grants Guidance Notes and the Grant Application Form before submitting an application. You will be asked to provide a number of supplementary documents to support your application. We suggest that you begin the process of gathering these documents together as soon as possible in order to avoid delay in determining your application.

When does the scheme open?

The Enterprising North West Leicestershire Business Growth Grant programme will open for applications from 26 April 2021 at 8am and close to applications on 28 May 2021 12am midnight. Any applications received after this date will not be considered.

What businesses can apply?

To be eligible to apply for an Enterprising North West Leicestershire Business Growth Grant your business must:

• Be a mid-sized enterprise employing between 25 and 250 staff

• Be based in North West Leicestershire i.e. you must pay business rates to North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC)

• Be trading as a business whose company type is either: Limited Liability, Limited Liability Partnership, Partnership or Social Enterprise.

• Be in good standing with NWLDC. For example, fully paid up on any money owed to the council such as business rates.

Further details on eligibility can be found within the guidance notes.

How much can you bid for?

The value of grants available to eligible businesses will range between £25,000 and £100,000 for project costs over £50,000 (up to a maximum of 50% of their project cost). Applicants will be required to provide a minimum of 50% match funding towards their planned investment project.

These grant values are approximations. The actual value of grant awards made may be reduced depending on the number of applications received between the launch of the grant on 26 April 2021 and when the grant closes on 28 May 2021.

How to apply

You will be required to complete the grant application form below. Your application will need to be supported with the information requested in the application form.

Business Growth Grants Application Form (PDF Document, 0.27 Mb)

Business Growth Grants Guidance Notes (PDF Document, 0.46 Mb)

Please send your completed application, along with all supporting information requested, to businessgrowthgrants@nwleicestershire.gov.uk.

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Last updated: Thu 13 May, 2021 @ 13:54