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Business Start-Up Grant - North Lincolnshire

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What is the grant available for?

This grant is for any individual who meet the scheme’s criteria, certain types of businesses are not eligible for the scheme including public sector organisations, domestic households, businesses linked to other organisations and the voluntary sector.

Grants are up to a maximum of £1,000 but generally amounts will be in the region of £500. The funds are limited, so therefore only those applications that can demonstrate best value will be considered.

The funding can be used for equipment and other capital expenditure (Other than vehicles and standard IT Equipment, such as laptops, computers, and tablets) and other specific start-up costs, such as those associated with any accreditations or permits required.

To start the application process for the Business Start-Up Grant, you will need to book an appointment with a business advisor via the online booking portal.

You will be asked to provide a business plan when you apply, the business advisor will talk you through this if you do not have one currently. A template business plan is available here.

Capital or Revenue or Both?

The funding can be used for equipment and other capital expenditure (Other than vehicles and standard IT Equipment, such as laptops, computers, and tablets) and other specific start-up costs, such as those associated with any accreditations or permits required.

Any eligibility criteria

Your business must be based within North Lincolnshire. Your proposals should be well planned and have a good chance of success. Grants cannot be used to repay past debts. The grant can only be used for a legitimate business cost where there is a clear need that the applicant is struggling to finance e.g. equipment or other specific start-up costs, and are unable to access other sources of financial support.

What grant amounts are available?

Grants are up to a maximum of £1000. Generally, grants will be in the region of £500. The funds available are limited, therefore only those applications that can best demonstrate viability will be considered.

Who provides the grant?

North Lincolnshire Council

How to apply for the grant?

To apply or find out more information please click here.

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