LoCASE provides grants for businesses of up to £10,000 as well as an environmental training scheme and events. Targeted business support is on offer for companies who offer 'green' or low carbon goods and services.
All eligible small or medium sized businesses in Surrey will be given equal opportunity to apply for a grant or support.
Grant funding can be awarded to an SME to improve business performance and profitability. The grant will form up to 40% of the cost of the eligible project, with the remainder matched by the business:
Any business can use this money toward having energy efficiency measures installed for the business. The grant can contribute to both the cost of materials or equipment and any installation. Projects which save on fuel/mileage are also acceptable.
If the business offers 'green' or low carbon goods or services, a business development grant is also available. Claims can be made against costs such as marketing, consultancy, equipment, IT software, product/process development, accreditation and certification.
Business will need to complete and submit an eligibility questionnaire. Guidance will be available to help applicants understand the criteria and projects that can be funded. To be eligible for support, businesses have to meet the following criteria:
The business must be a small or medium enterprise. This includes:
These businesses should fit into one of the following categories:
To receive regular updates on LoCASE and other grant funding opportunities please sign up here Sign Up for News on Grant Programmes - Surrey County Council - Citizen Space (surreysays.co.uk)
For additional information please contact Cathy Miles, LoCASE Grant Programme Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
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