Grants & Funding

The Yapp Charitable Trust

The Yapp Charitable Trust gives grants up to £9,000 for running costs and salaries to small registered charities in England and Wales to help sustain their existing work.

The Enterprise Development Programme

The Enterprise Development Programme is a five year, £40m programme which will provide a broad range of support for charities and social enterprises in England, helping them make a transition to new enterprise models, or grow existing ones.

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 offers Europe’s brightest and boldest entrepreneurs the chance to step forward and request funding for breakthrough ideas with the potential to create entirely new markets or revolutionise existing ones.

Access to Finance Grants

Access to Finance have released a series of grants to help businesses become investment ready, whether for traditional debt, asset finance, grants, peer-to-peer, crowdfunding, angels and VC’s.

Marine-i – Rapid Innovation Grants

100% grants of up to £2000 to help accelerate innovation are now on offer from Marine-i. The money can be used to purchase services or equipment to help take an idea or innovation to the next level.

£23m European Funding Call – Research and Innovation C&IoS

Up to £23 million is now available through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for projects that will promote business investment in research and innovation.

TEVI – Growing your business. Growing our environment.

Tevi is an exciting project seeking to innovatively integrate ‘ecosystem services’ and ‘circular economics’ approaches to drive business innovation, resource efficiency, and contribute to Cornwall’s long-term environmental growth.

Community Led Local Development

CLLD aims to provide pathways to better economic opportunities for people and businesses in the most deprived areas of Cornwall, strengthening local availability of employment, skills and training, and developing the ability of local residents to access these.

Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF)

The British Business Bank has launched the £40m Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund, aimed at boosting the local economy by providing debt and equity finance to help growing small businesses across the region.