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Grants for Growth – Applying for Invest4 Funding
10th February 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm GMTFree
Due to COVID-19 and the rules about social distancing we are taking this brand new programme online and will be delivering this by webinar on Zoom.
About This Event
The aim of this event is to provide an in-depth understanding of our grant process and how you can write a compelling grant bid. Whilst many people are working from home in these uncertain times it is our hope that small businesses are able to devote some time to plan their businesses recovery and think about future plans. If you are looking at your strategy going into 2021 and your plans hope to bring around business growth, we would love to give you some information about the grants we have available.
Who should attend?This workshop is for business owners or decision makers that are in the planning phase of a project that aims to bring business growth. The business must have been successfully trading for at least the past 12 months and is now looking to grow. You could be looking to facilitate growth by improve resilience, creating jobs, Investing in equipment and machinery that helps increase production capacity, develop new products, exploit new markets or enhance innovation.
Why should I attend?You are keen to understand if a grant could be suitable funding for a project you are planning. The aim of this workshop is to give you all the tools you need and answer any questions you may have to put your best foot forward and apply for our grants.There will also be opportunity to network with other business owners in a similar growth phase and share best practice.
What will I take away from the event?You will know if your project is eligible for a grant, what to include in your application and what is expected from the grant panel. You will also understand the grant process, procurement guidelines and payment requirements. You will also receive additional tips and guidance, giving your application a better chance of being approved.
How will this event help my business?This event enables you to fully understand the grant process; the key principles can then be applied not only in applying for other grants, but in applying for future funding and investment.
Can I get access to funds/grants? How do I do this?Yes, see what grants are available on our website, please read our current guidance and download an application form. This event will enhance your understanding and answer any questions you may have.
Who can I speak to after the event? What happens next?Our Access to Finance team will be on hand at the event with availability to book in a follow-up meeting to discuss match funding and financing options, check over your completed application and make any recommendations. They will also be able to signpost you to any other support that may be available to your business.
After registering you will receive registration forms via e-mail from DocuSign, you will need to complete these electronically and once complete we will send you the zoom joining instructions.
Please make sure that you are able to join the webinar before you apply to join. If your place is confirmed and you are not able to join we reserve the right to exclude you from further bookings where places are in short supply.
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