A Guide to Upcoming UK Business Grants Deadlines

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Securing funding can be a critical driver of growth and success for any business. In the UK, numerous grant schemes are available to support businesses across diverse sectors and at various stages of development. Here are examples of some of the grant deadlines coming up for UK schemes that we have on the site.

i) Caring for the Cotswolds 2024 by Cotswolds Conservation Board: This scheme aims to preserve and enhance the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the Cotswolds region. Funding is ideal for businesses and organisations proposing sustainable tourism, conservation, or educational initiatives. Up to £2,500 in funding is available. Grants of up to £2,500 are available. Application Deadline: 15th March 2024.

ii) Create: Funding the Development and Creation of High-Quality Arts Experiences by Arts Council of Wales: This scheme offers grants up to £100,000 to support the development and delivery of innovative and engaging arts experiences across various art forms. This scheme is aimed at professional artists, arts businesses and cultural institutions in Wales. Application Deadline: 20th March 2024.

iii) Farming Innovation Programme – Large R&D Partnership Projects – Round 3 by Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: This funding encourages collaborative research and development in the agricultural sector. This program is ideal for farms and agricultural businesses partnering on large-scale innovation projects. Grants of up to £3.5m are available. Application Deadline: 13th March 2024.

iv) Eureka Collaborative R&D: Eurostars 3 Call 6 by Innovate UK: This scheme supports UK businesses collaborating with international partners on innovative R&D projects with clear commercialisation potential. Ideal for tech-driven businesses seeking international expansion, particularly into Europe. Grants of up to £360,000 are available. Application Deadline: 14th March 2024.

v) Resilience and Innovation Grant by South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership: This scheme provides grants to assist businesses in adapting to challenges and implementing innovative solutions in the South East Midlands region. Well-suited for businesses facing disruption or seeking to adopt new technologies. Grants of up to £50,000 available. Application Deadline: 15th March 2024.

vi) Ideate Ireland Start-up Competition 2024 by IDEATE Ireland: This scheme offers prizes and support to early-stage technology startups across Ireland, including Northern Ireland. The funding is particularly relevant for Irish tech startups with high-growth potential. Grants of up to £15,000 are available. Application Deadline: 19th March 2024.

vii) Barriers to Start-up Grant for 25-Year-Olds and Over by the Welsh Government: This fund supports unemployed individuals with a commercial mindset, over 25 to start their own businesses in Wales. Aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs facing hurdles to launching their ventures by providing vital start-up funding. Grants of up to £2,000 are available. Application Deadline:15th March 2024.

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