Business support programme

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  1. Coventry and Warwickshire Business Support Programme
  2. SME Capital Grants
  1. Other grants and loans

Other grants and loans

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European regional development fund

ESIF Technical Assistance

The Technical Assistance programme is part funded by European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) and provides support to prospective ESIF applicants and projects within Coventry & Warwickshire. It facilitates the development of a strong pipeline of projects for each Thematic Objective.


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:

  • Start Up Loans of up to £25,000 supported by the government, and
  • Commercial loans from £1,000-£100,000

Duplex Investment Fund - "a grant and loan in one easy deal"

A new way to help finance capital investments by local businesses. It combines public sector grants and loans to give you financial flexibility and ensure that your project proceeds successfully. For further details please download the programme leaflet or visit:

For more information on Loans and Duplex, please contact CWRT on 024 7655 1777.

Support and advice

  • General enquiries and to establish if you may be eligible for assistance.
  • Business Rates Your business may be eligible for business rates relief.
  • Planning For planning and building regulations information.

Business Investment Team

Email: [email protected]


Coventry City Council
PO Box 15
Council House

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