Every month Egbe Manton, Founder of Manton Legal and F&F’s legal partner shares her round-up of the business grants and loans you can be taking advantage of. Have a question or query? Hit the comments below and let us know otherwise feel free to contact Egbe directly, her DMs are open! Find her @EgbeManton.
❤️🩹 Recovery Loan Scheme – This replaced the Government’s previous guaranteed Coronavirus Loan Scheme, which ended 31st March. Through this scheme, businesses can be granted between £25,000 and £10 million.
💰 Innovate UK Smart Grants – This scheme is part of the UK Research and Innovation. Looking to invest up to £25 million in the best game-changing and commercially viable innovative or disruptive ideas.
💷 COVID-19 – Grant support and rates discounts for business – Please note – applications for an Essex Business Adaptation Grant close on midnight Sunday 3 October 2021. Grants will be awarded to successful applicants during the week commencing 4 October.
👑 The Prince’s Trust – Funding for young entrepreneurs and their self-employed startup, which gives people with small business ideas the skills, training and mentoring they need to succeed. It also gives you the opportunity to apply for a low-interest loan of up to £5,000 to get your business going.
🤑 Funding to Support Rural Business Start-Ups (UK) – The Prince’s Countryside Fund, in partnership with Forest Holidays, is offering financial support to rural entrepreneurs planning to launch a start-up business in the countryside. A total of £5,000 is available from the Rural Start-Up Fund to be awarded to one winning business or shared between a number of rural start-ups in the UK.
💃 Women in Innovation Awards 2021/22 – Women with exciting, innovative ideas who will inspire others can apply for a £50,000 grant and bespoke business support.
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