Funding and Grants

  • Business Growth Grant Scheme - Providing funds from £1,000 to £10,000, the scheme is aimed at existing businesses (trading for more than 18-months) to help them grow, create jobs, become more carbon efficient or diversify into new markets. Please read our business growth guidance notes to see if you are eligible. To apply for the funding or for further information on the funding criteria please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (opens in a new window) or telephone 01246 242512.
  • Business Start-Up Grant Scheme - This offers grants up to £500 and is available to pre-start and new businesses located in Bolsover District who have been trading for less than 18-months. Please read our Business Growth guidance notes to see if you are eligible. To apply for the funding or for further information on the funding criteria please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01246 242512.
  • Bolsover Enterprise Loan FundWe want to support businesses within our district to grow and thrive and are providing competitive loans to small and medium-sized businesses. A total fund of £150,000 is available; and loan applications will be assessed on a first come, first served basis. These Council-backed loans give businesses access to a principled and reliable ‘lender of last resort’ offering a fixed-term loan with no early cancellation fees, no arrangement fees, no interest charged for the first 12-months and competitive interest rates thereafter. The Economic Loan Fund has been designed to offer an additional source of financial support to businesses that may not be able to get a bank loan but have the ambition to grow but are held back by their ability to capitalise their business proposals. Please contact the Economic Development Team on 01246 242512 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (opens in a new window) for further information, or an informal chat about how the loan could help your business.
  • The Princes Trust – business loans for young entrepreneurs (opens in a new window) - Working with the Start-Up Loans Company, young people that have completed the Enterprise Programme could apply for funds to launch their business, if eligible.

  • Start Up Loan Fund (opens in a new window) - An alternative for individuals looking for low-interest personal business loans to fund a start-up. Over 75,000 business ideas have been supported with more than £600m worth of loans to date. Also offer free mentoring to help you start or grow a new business.

  • Business Support Scheme For New Derbyshire Businesses (opens in a new window) - Open to people living in Derbyshire who are starting their own business, or have recently set up a business in the last year. A team of local expert business advisors are in place to offer free advice and support and grant funding of up to £10,000 per applicant is also available. To find out more about the scheme and request support please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.(opens in a new window) with a brief description of your business venture, its current status and your contact details (name, address, email) and a business advisor will be in touch. Your personal information will only be used for the purposes of providing advice and support through the Business Start-Up and Business Support Grant Scheme. Alternatively, please visit the website (opens in a new window) for more information.

Contacts

 01246 242512
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