The Business Growth and Adaptions Grant is designed to help SMEs purchase and implement new products and equipment, in doing so, increase production of physical, tangible products to drive business growth and expansion.
Applications must help the business to do at least one of the following:
Please note this scheme is not first come, first served. All applications will be assessed after the application window closes.
There are two funding streams available for planned future expenditure:
Check the eligibility criteria below for each pot.
This is a grant and does not need to be repaid. However, the Business Growth and Adaptions Grant is paid on defrayal, this means if you are successful in securing a grant, you must purchase your items and then claim the funding you have been awarded. You must be able to do this within the 3 month claim window.
You will need to be able to provide at least 20% match funding and the project you are requesting funding for should support your operations or processes to maintain or increase your turnover.
Please note if you have applied and received funding in a previous round of the Business Growth and Adaptions Grant, you will not be eligible to apply for further funding under this scheme.
We have support available through our Universal Business Support programme. Please contact EnterpriseGrants@westofengland-ca.gov.uk to speak to our grant team about accessing this.
All support provides advice and guidance only. Accessing any of the grant support provided by us or our partners does not guarantee a grant award.
We do not have a direct contact number for the grant team. If you need to phone us please contact our Growth Hub team by telephone, 0117 456 6955, between 9:30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday and leave a message. Please ensure you leave a name, phone number, email address and a summary of your enquiry.
Our phone lines may be busy. If you’re unable to reach us immediately, please email us at EnterpriseGrants@westofengland-ca.gov.uk and we’ll arrange a time to call you back.