Phil Hall, Programme Manager said:
“Our new grant will help start-up businesses with the cost of ICT set-up costs such as getting connected to superfast broadband (30mbps+) and initial 12 months contract costs, back-up systems, software or the purchase of one PC, laptop, or printer.
“The grant can also be used towards the cost of a new website and digital marketing to help give new businesses a boost when it comes to promoting themselves.”
Start-Up Grants of £1,000 are available for projects totaling £2,000 – £2,500, but larger projects could benefit from the scheme’s other ICT for Growth Grants.
Grant Support available includes:
To find out if your business is eligible please fill out the application form on the link below. You will receive confirmation if your application has been successful within 2 weeks.
Your business must:
We’ve already helped a number of businesses on their way to success and want to make it as simple as possible for you to access support too. If you’re interested in attending a bespoke one-to-one session, taking part in one of our workshops or finding out whether you’re eligible for a business grant, just follow our three simple steps:
Theprogramme offers support for businesses through three schemes. Browse this website for more information about each.
95% of SMEs in the Humber region may be eligible to access support. If you’re a business with under 250 full-time equivalent employees you should fit the bill.
Simply complete an Expression of Interest and we’ll check your eligibility for you. One of our advisors will then be in touch to find out how we can help.Enquire Now
As a minimum, your business must:
If eligible, SMEs will be able to apply for all aspects of theprogramme.Enquire Now
Finance for Growth, ICT for Growth and the Business Growth Scheme are supported by the 2014 to 2020 European Regional Development Fund Programme. These schemes are delivered by Humber Business Growth Hub and Hull City Council, in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Council and e-factor Group Ltd.