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Creative Business Grants - closed for applications

The West of England Combined Authority has announced new business support initiatives for the cultural and creative industries, as part of its Regional Recovery Plan.

Creative Business Grants will give you the funds and guidance you need to review business plans and explore new opportunities in response to the challenges presented by Covid-19.

The application window for these funds has now closed. We will let applicants know whether they have been successful as soon as possible and before the end of June at the latest. Please do not start any activity or incur any costs related to your application before you have heard from us.

 

What does the grant fund?

The business grants fund creative projects that support recovery and resilience, employ freelance creatives, engage local communities and advance diversity and inclusion.

Grants will range from £5,000 to £10,000.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible to apply for this grant if:

You are a small to medium sized enterprise with 2-250 employees, this includes charities, CICs, organisations and all other forms of legal business entity

You have been trading for no less than 12 months;

Your company registered address, or your trading address, is in one of the following local authority areas:

• Bristol City Council • South Gloucestershire Council • Bath and North East Somerset Council

Not sure which authority area you're in? Use this handy postcode tool to help you - https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council

 

How do I apply?

The application window for these funds has now closed. 

We will let applicants know whether they have been successful as soon as possible and before the end of June at the latest. Please do not start any activity or incur any costs related to your application before you have heard from us.