The Micro Business Grant Scheme has returned for 2022

The Micro Business Grant Scheme has returned for 2022. Building on the success of previous years, funding has been secured for business grants that aim to support small local businesses in their growth and development.

This year Mid Sussex District Council has £71,000 available. Grants of up to £2,000 are available for businesses with a project idea that will contribute towards their growth. In addition to this, a further grant of up to £1,500 is available to support the costs of hiring an apprentice.

Projects will be assessed against five key criteria. To be eligible for the scheme, businesses must demonstrate how their project will result in one or more of the following:

–             Reaching new customers

–             Increasing the number of employees

–             Introducing new products and services

–             Improving business premises

–             Improving business productivity

The application portal is now open, for further details on the scheme and how to apply please visit: https://www.midsussex.gov.uk/licensing-business/micro-business-grants/

The deadline for this round of applications is the 1st June.