Great Yarmouth Borough Council

COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF)

The Council’s CARF policy awards a 24% reduction to eligible business ratepayers on their 2021/22 net business rates bill up to a maximum award of £25,000 per property. Relief has been automatically awarded to all eligible accounts and business ratepayers issued with revised bills.
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South Norfolk Council and Broadland District Council

Start Up Grants

This scheme aims to encourage and support new business start-ups by providing grant funding of £1,000 towards the start-up costs supporting the growth of the business.

Principally, the scheme will be open to new start-up businesses trading a minimum of 16 hours a week that have been trading less than six months.

Grant funds are limited, offered on a first come, first served basis and subject to availability.
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Broadland Enterprise Grant Scheme

This scheme aims to assist with the expansion and development of existing small businesses trading in the Broadland district. The grant is match funded and can be used to fund half the costs of a wide range of business activities up to a maximum grant payment of £750.

Principally, the scheme will be open to businesses trading a minimum of 16 hours a week that have been trading for at least 18 months.
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South Norfolk E Commerce Platform Build Programme

This programme aims to support the expansion and development of a group of 25 existing small businesses trading in the South Norfolk district area. The programme will pay a specified service supplier to work with the 25 businesses on the programme to train them on the core principles of online trading and build an e-commerce website for each as well as provide post-implementation support. It is a funded programme, there is no grant payment to be made to businesses.
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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund aims to use sport and physical activity as a means of bringing a community together and tackling inequalities via awards of between £300 and £10,000 from a pot of £5 million of National Lottery funding.
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North Norfolk District Council

Drive Funding

Delivering Rural Investment for Vital Employment (DRIVE) is a new business mentoring and funding programme. It is for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that impact the rural economy in Norfolk and Suffolk. The funding helps SMEs to invest in new projects for growth and expansion.

If you employ less than 250 people and have an annual turnover below £42.5 million, you could apply for a grant.

Each applicant can apply for a grant of up to 40% of a project’s total costs, between £5,000 and £30,000.
Find out more here.

Norwich City Council

COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF)

The Covid-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) will award eligible businesses 45% off – up to a maximum of £25,000 – their net business rates liability for 2021-22. This amount will be applied to each eligible property a business has.
Find out more here.

Breckland Council

New grant information will be published here.

Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk

Norfolk Community Foundation Small Grants Scheme

Capital and revenue grants for organisations responding to needs arising from Covid-19, and/or adapting or re-starting activities that have been affected during the pandemic.
Find out more here. 

New Anglia Growth Hub

Small Grant Scheme

This offers grants from £1,000 to £25,000 to help you grow your business. These normally cover up to 20% of your total project costs.

The Small Grant Scheme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has awarded nearly £4.4m to 451 projects, generating nearly £18.7m of private match funding. (figures: April 2022).
Find out more here.

Growth Through Innovation Fund

If you have plans to invest in a research and development (R&D) or innovation project, you could benefit from a grant of between £1,000 and £25,000 from New Anglia LEP’s Growth Through Innovation Fund.

The grant can pay up to 50% of the total eligible costs of your projects.
Find out more here.