Summer could be just the right time to sit back and imagine where your business can go to next. Take a look at some of the grants and funding available in the county to help your business grow.
Kent and Medway Business Fund offers 0% loans between £50,000 and £500,000 to small and medium sized businesses in Ashford, Canterbury, Dartford, Dover, Folkestone and Hythe, Gravesham, Maidstone, Medway, Sevenoaks, Swale, Thanet, Tonbridge and Malling, and Tunbridge Wells. The Kent and Medway Business Fund is open to new pre-applications now.
Marsh Business Boost Loan Scheme: The Marsh Business Boost Loan Scheme is funded by Magnox, Kent County Council, Folkestone & Hythe District Council and Ashford Borough Council. The scheme offers 0% interest loan support to small and micro businesses and start-ups with the potential for growth in Romney Marsh.
South East Business Boost: Grants range from a minimum of £1,000 to a maximum of £1,300. The programme can fund up to 30% of the costs of qualifying projects, with the remaining 70% being met by the business.
Start-Up Loans: Borrow up to £25,000 at 6% fixed rate interest per annum. This loan includes 12 months of free business mentoring.
More funding options can be seen here.
Don’t forget that as an FSB Member you also have access to the FSB Funding Platform where you can search through a range of potential funding options for your business.