Gary Spence – External Funding Officer, Business and Enterprise Team, Shropshire Council.
T: 01743 252271
F: 01743 252277
Shropshire Council Loan Fund
Telford & Wrekin Small Business Loans Fund
Impetus – Rural Reinvestment in the Marches – Click here
BIP is an £8.7 million package of support, part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
BIP aims to stimulate innovation within SMEs to encourage and enable existing businesses to invest for the future, to lever private sector investment, create new and safeguard existing jobs across the West Midlands.
The programme offers grant based financial assistance to support existing SMEs which have been trading for 6 months or more and are ready to undertake investment in innovative production processes. This must lead to new products, which are “close to market”.
Applicants are encouraged to incorporate a combination of one or more of the following:-
- Capital Expenditure
- New Product Development
- New Marketing Development
- Business Innovation Mentoring
Each application will be required to demonstrate viability, need, job creation, sustainability and new investment being linked directly to the creation of new jobs and safeguarding of existing jobs.
T: 0121 303 3448
Marches and Worcestershire Redundant Building Grant
Financial Assistance to help bring redundant buildings back into productive economic use
Grant Support of £10,000 to £100,000. Available to support new and existing SME supply chain companies to help grow and diversify into the green sector
Further details of this programme can be obtained from: www.birmingham.gov.uk/erdfgreenbridge