Grants & Funding

The Prince’s Countryside Fund – Grant Giving Programme

The Prince’s Countryside Fund provides more than £1m in grants each year to projects across the UK. There are grants of up to £50,000 available for innovative projects that will provide a lasting legacy to the individuals and communities they seek to benefit.

Power to Change – Community Business Fund

The Superfast Business Cornwall Service

Superfast Business Cornwall (SFBC) aims to boost business competitiveness through increased understanding and exploitation of digital technology. The service offers SMEs, start-ups and social enterprises a tailored programme of high quality information, advice and digital skills development. 50% match funding is available up to £25,000 to enable or accelerate digital transformational projects.

Coastal Communities Fund Round 4 is open for applications

The Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) aims to encourage the economic development of UK coastal communities by awarding funding to create sustainable economic growth and jobs.

SME Support: Grants to provide additional workspace to support SMEs In Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly

Up to £10 million has been made available through the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Programme to develop additional workspace to support SMEs.

A minimum value of £250,000 of funding can be applied for. Consequently projects with a total value of less than £312,000 will not be supported under this call.

Prince’s fund open for £50,000 grants

The Prince’s Countryside Fund is open with grants of up to £50,000 available for rural communities.

Funding is available for rural initiatives that benefit communities – such as projects involving village shops, pubs and the delivery of other important services.

Innovation Vouchers

Innovation Vouchers worth up to £5,000 can be used to pay for an external expert to help your business grow.

The Fiver Challenge

Last but not least this years “Fiver Challenge” has been launched for young people aged 5 – 11 years, across the UK and aims to inspire creativity and develop enterprising attitudes and behaviours by providing a highly interactive, fun way of introducing financial literacy, resilience and teamwork in learning for primary school pupils.

Science and Society Programme

The Public Engagement Small Awards Scheme provides funds for small, local or ‘pilot’ projects promoting STFC science and technology. Anyone can apply, including grant-funded research groups, STFC research facility users, schools, museums, etc. The deadline for applications is: 28th April 2016