Cultivator is a project run by Creative Skills providing a programme of skills development and business support for creative industries businesses based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Regardless of whether you are a freelancer, sole trader, partnership or limited company you could be eligible for support.
Cultivator – Support for the Creative Sector
Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) grants for Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (CIOS) Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) was launched in March 2017 with a budget of £800k from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
More Than A Pub – The Community Pub Business Support Programme
More Than A Pub: The Community Pub Business Support Programme – is a unique two year programme established to help support community ownership of pubs in England. Its value is £3.62 million and is jointly funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government and Power to Change.
Loans for Growing Businesses
Limited companies in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can access loans of £25,000 to £100,000 to invest in their business growth through the Cornwall and IoS Loan Fund.
Innovation Call for Control Systems for Wave Energy Generation
Wave Energy Scotland (WES) Innovation have announced up to £47,000 (excluding VAT) for businesses to develop advanced control systems for use in wave energy generation for feasibility proposals.
Up to 100% of project costs are available via a research and development contract. WES will invest further funding in successful projects which progress to design, development and demonstration stages. Deadline for applications is 12 June 2017.
Propel Cornwall is an initiative of Cornwall Marine Network that will help small and medium marine businesses become more competitive and address issues preventing their growth.
Marine-i & The Marine Challenge Fund
The Marine-i Challenge Fund, a business facing grant programme, will provide funding for research and development (R&D) with the aim of generating new products. The project and includes a Marine Challenge Fund for targeted RD&I investments.
RDPE Growth Programme Business Development Grants
Funding is available for rural businesses including farm diversification with an allocation of £1,350,000 for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
RDPE Growth Programme Rural Tourism Grants on Offer
Grants for Rural Tourism projects available with a total of £2,175,000 allocated to Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
RDPE Growth Programme Funding for Rural Food Processing Businesses
Food and drink businesses that process agricultural and horticultural products are eligible to apply for grants through the RDPE Growth Programme.
The above information should not be used to make decisions in isolation without consulting a professional adviser.