Grants Blog

Why we launched get Business Grants

Any ambitious small business will require funding but a key question is what kind of funding suits my needs best.  As well as the usual traditional methods such as loans or overdrafts through to newer methods such as peer to peer lending.  Each have their own pros and cons but they all have a cost … Read more

UK Community Renewal Fund

What is it? The UK Community Renewal Fund is a £220m investment pilot scheme that will be distributed in the 2021-2022 financial year across local areas in the UK to revitalise business activity and community programmes. The end goal will be to create opportunities to trial new approaches and innovative ideas at a local level. … Read more

Roundup of the new Business Grants available in July 2021

The state of UK business grant funding Here is the latest roundup of the new grants and funding schemes for UK businesses that were released in July 2021. Total number of new grants and funding schemes added in the month: Over the past month 367 new schemes were added to Xsortal, bringing the total number … Read more

Overseas Market Development Grants

What are they? Overseas market development grants can help fund businesses who want to start exporting to or trading in overseas markets, including market research activities, website localisation and funding to fulfil export orders. Or, for businesses that are ready to export, a capital injection can help businesses win larger export deals and carry out … Read more

Property Development Grants

What are they? Property development grants can help businesses who want to carry out residential or commercial property development or renovation activities. There are also major government backed low interest rate loans available in this sector, such as the Home Building Fund. A property development funding injection can help businesses carry out their property development … Read more

Working Capital Grants

What are they? Working capital grants can help fund businesses who want to make sure that their operational cash flow is strong so that they may pursue new business opportunities, cover one off costs, pay for business expenses, fulfil an unusually large order or contract or gain access to finance to keep things going to … Read more

Roundup of the new Business Grants available in June 2021

The state of UK business grant funding Here is the latest roundup of the new grants and funding schemes for UK businesses that were released in June 2021. Total number of new grants and funding schemes added in the month: Over the past month 303 new schemes were added to Xsortal, bringing the total number … Read more

Energy Efficiency Grants

What are they? Energy efficiency grants can help fund businesses who want to purchase energy saving equipment or install efficiency measures within their commercial premises to reduce their overall impact on the environment and reduce running costs. A capital injection can help businesses carry out larger energy efficiency projects or access these resources faster than … Read more

How to apply for a business grant: Writing a Grant Application

When writing a grant application, it is important to know exactly what funding providers are looking for in an application. Follow this guide to ensure you take all the right steps for filling out a grant application form or creating a proposal and the common mistakes to avoid.  Getting your application right and submitting it … Read more

Recruit and Develop Staff Grants

Recruit and develop staff grants can help fund businesses who need help with creating new jobs, taking on apprentices, business coaching and training and skills development. A capital injection can help businesses carry out recruitment activities sooner or carry out larger staff training and development activities than they would have relying on existing financial resources. … Read more