February Visitor Economy Partnership Update

February has been very sunny and bright which can only be good for our wellbeing and for business. We are excited that the latest VisitBritain data forecasts a 4% rise in inbound markets and they have launched their new Great Britain marketing campaign for Europe & US markets to ‘See Things Differently’.

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FUNDING: opportunities available now

Here is the list of currently available grants across the West Sussex:

➜ Invest 4
This grant fund has reopened for applications from new startups and growing businesses, for grants between £1000 and £20000. This is a match funded grant where you agree to pay 70% of the cost of your business project.

➜ Clean Growth LoCASE
Sustainability focussed business development grants (match funded).

➜ Community Solar Accelerator
Delivered  by Brighton Energy (match funded grants) currently on hold but taking enquiries.

➜ Crown Commercial Service Carbon Net Zero Funding and Grants
Crown Commercial have collated a list of open Carbon Net Zero (CNZ) grants and funding opportunities from across government into a single place. If you find a funding source that aligns to your needs and you would like to speak with a CCS representative about an agreement, please complete the form below.

➜ Adur and Worthing Councils

➜ Adur and Worthing Councils

➜ Chichester District Council

➜ Crawley Council

➜ Horsham District Council

➜ Micro Business Grants Mid Sussex District Council currently closed but future funding opportunities will show at this link Check. Corporate Grants funding for other possibilities.