You cannot apply if you are a Franchise, Charity, Not-for-Profit, or in the Retail Sector. Read the full eligibility critera here.
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The Business Growth Programme 2 (BGP2), part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by Birmingham City Council, builds on the successful delivery of the £33m Business Growth Programme which closed in December 2018.
It is available to:
- Start-Up B2B Small to Medium sized enterprises (SMEs) moving into or located in The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership area
- Existing B2B SMEs moving into or located in The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership area
- Grants of between £2,500 and £10,000 are available to start-up businesses whilst existing businesses can apply for between £10,000 and £1million.
BGP2 offers grants of £2,500 - £1,000,000 and is designed to "strengthen supply chains, stimulate innovation and help businesses grow".
The Marches Growth Hub in Herefordshire is offering free support and guidance for Marches-based businesses. Call them if you'd like face-to-face to support with the application process and exploring eligibility etc. Call them on 01432 261758 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for submission of applications is Friday 1st May 2019.