Black Country Growth Hub – COVID-19 Small Business Grants
Posted on 29th November 2020 at 13:40
Businesses in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton will be able to apply for a COVID19 Small Business Grant, these grants will be administered by Black Country LEP Growth Hub alongside the City of Wolverhampton Council.
As part of the European Structural and Investment Funds growth Programme, the government in its support by the European Regional Development Fund are providing grants to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of between £1,000 and £3,000, a maximum of £5,000 is available, but only in exceptional circumstances. This is aimed at helping businesses to adapt and recover following the coronavirus pandemic.
Access to specialist professional advice e.g. human resources, accountants, legal, financial, IT / digital, etc…and/or the purchase of minor equipment to adapt or adopt new technology in order to continue to deliver business activity or diversify.
It is a government grant which can be used to fund the following:
• Access to specialist professional advice e.g. human resources, accountants, legal, financial, IT / digital, etc.. and/or
• Purchase of minor equipment to adapt or adopt new technology in order to continue to deliver business activity or diversify.
The Black Country Growth Hub (BCGH) team have put together an Independent Service Providers Portal to help find a service provider, although you are able to use a provider of your choice. For more information visit https://www.bcgrowthhub.com/news/black-country-growth-hub-launching-covid19-small-business-grants
* You can find our details listed under the finance section for accountancy and business growth on the Independent Service Providers Portal, represented by Partner Graham Cook.
Full details regarding the scheme can be found by visiting https://www.bcgrowthhub.com/small-business-grants
* For all other areas, we do advise checking what growth hub grant schemes are operating within all your local areas, and if we can get involved to help support your business, please do let us know by emailing Naomi Cotterell at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0121 550 8509.
Whilst every effort in ensuring the accuracy of the content of these notes has been considered, we cannot be held responsible in any way in regards to any consequences and/or decisions arising from the information provided. For specialist advice tailored to your individual circumstances – please seek professional advice and contact us on the above details.
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