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What is Grants4Growth?

It provides Small and Medium sized businesses, operating across Greater Lincolnshire, with grants to help purchase the capital equipment and machinery they need to grow.

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Up to 50% of the total cost of eligible assets can be supported with Grants of between £1,000 and £25,000 available. To access the grant your planned expenditure must be at least £2,000.

Since our launch in 2017 we have invested about £2.35m with over 285 SMEs, funding assets such as fork lift trucks, printing & embroidery equipment, laser cutting & CNC machinery, compressors and shot blasting units, industrial parts washers, new machine tooling, spray paint equipment and much more!

The fund was enhanced with an additional £1.6m in 2019 and we are now looking to support even more local companies as they plan to develop and grow.

Support and advice when applying for our capital grants is completely free and the process is very straight forward. We aim to get a decision to you within 2 weeks of your application being submitted.

Grants4Growth is an £12.5m ERDF funded project delivered by South Holland District Council in Greater Lincolnshire. It provides capital grants for SMEs to purchase/install efficient new processes, production facilities helping them to invest-to-grow; its function is to administer simple, straightforward grants and quantifiable action to help businesses invest to grow, improve resilience and create jobs .

The Grants4Growth portal is part of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Growth & Efficiency Programme, managed by South Holland District Council. The main funder is the European Regional Development Fund administered by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Grants4Growth is delivered as part of the Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub funded by the Greater Lincolnshire LEP.  The LEP is a business-led partnership between local businesses, academia, voluntary organisations and local government with a remit to boost the local economy and create new jobs. A dedicated local business broker is embedded within the delivery team to help businesses access grants.