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Funding is available and we are accepting expressions of interest.
Grants will be awarded to eligible projects on a first come first served basis.
If you are interested in obtaining an expression of interest form, can you please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details:
A business advisor will get in touch with you to discuss further.
For an investment project to receive financial support you will need to show that you are creating new jobs by spending money on capital items such as:
We will work with you to consider investment proposals and find the best scheme for you. So if you are developing plans that lead to new jobs and/or increased business rates, we strongly recommend that you contact us so that we can guide you through a straightforward application process.
The formal part of the process starts with you completing an expression of interest form that tells us about your project and how much financial help you need.
If all is well we will support you to complete a formal application for the right fund. Once received we will carry out a thorough economic assessment of each application, considering:
All grants must be compliant with State Aid Rules. We will work with you to make sure these rules are met.
Coventry & Warwickshire businesses are encouraged to apply for the Investment Fund grant under the Business Support Programme funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Applications for the Investment Fund are welcomed from all sectors except retail and are available to established and new start-up businesses needing financial assistance.
The Coventry and Warwickshire Business Support Programme assists Small Medium Enterprises (SME) with fewer than 250 employees are encouraged to apply for the fund; in particular companies looking to purchase capital assets, for example, machinery or equipment, hardware/software, refurbishment, or looking to purchase new premises – benefiting from up to 30% of grant to cover the costs of the investment.
The Coventry and Warwickshire Innovation Programme provides a range of support is on offer including grants to SMEs in Coventry & Warwickshire who are developing innovative products and services involving emerging technology.
The Coventry and Warwickshire Green Business Programme will help you to save money on your energy bills and make the most of low carbon opportunities.
The Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust (CWRT) is a "not for profit" specialist financial institution providing loan finance to individuals and businesses which are unable to obtain some or all of their finance from high street banks. They offer:
For more information, please contact CWRT on 024 7655 1777.