The Enterprising Worcestershire programme are thrilled to announce 5 new programmes of support that are running between now and 31st March this year.

The programmes are based on feedback from businesses of the key challenges they face in the early and developing stages.

To access the support businesses must be:

  • Based in Worcestershire
  • Trading for less than 5 years
  • Trading at least 70% business-to-business
  • An SME

Eligible businesses can choose which programme is most relevant to their needs and attend one of these exclusive programmes, accessing 12 hours of fully-funded support.

Places are limited and on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked, so don’t miss out!

For more information on the programmes, please contact Ellie Brown on 01905 846796 or ebrown4@worcestershire.gov.uk

 

The Enterprising Worcestershire Grant Fund is now coming to an end and as such we are pleased to announce a FINAL GRANT CALL is available to offer grants from £1000 up to a maximum of £2500, at a match funding rate of 50%. You could use this to invest in new equipment, have a website built or purchase software, whatever will help to develop your business in the early years.

If you are a Worcestershire based business, and meet all the eligibility criteria below you may wish to apply for the Enterprising Worcestershire Grant Fund Call:

  • Worcestershire based Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s)
  • Trading for less than 36 months at the point of application
  • Meet the De Minimis State Aid regulations
  • Be trading at least 70% Business to Business
  • Organisations must be able to provide evidence of the availability of match funding for the project (50% provided by SME)

All applications must be received by the 27th March 2020 and they will be processed on a first come first served, competitive basis.

For grant enquiries, please contact Ibby Hussain on ihussain@worcestershire.gov.uk or 01905 845428.

The Enterprising Worcestershire Programme is supported with funding from Worcestershire County Council, local District Councils and the European Regional Development Fund.

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