S4G is a business support programme delivered in partnership between UWE Bristol, Foot Anstey and NatWest. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), it supports businesses in the West of England to grow, expand and scale. The aim of the programme is to enable businesses to develop their potential, create job opportunities, get ready to scale up and overcome barriers to growth.
S4G offers eligible businesses a range of support including access to grants, training, support from experts and scale-up solutions.
Applicants are invited to apply for grant funding and/or business workshops tailored to their needs.
Grant funding for growth projects
Eligible businesses can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £40,000, which will fund 37.5% of project costs. To be eligible, businesses will need to demonstrate their potential and ability to generate new jobs or increase turnover to achieve their growth ambitions.
The deadline date for grant applications is midday on Thursday 7th March 2019.
Business growth workshops
We’re running a series of free workshops across the West of England addressing the key challenges facing businesses in achieving sustainable growth. These workshops will be relevant to start-ups, high growth potential businesses, S4G grant recipients and scale-ups across all sectors.
Growth Planning and Leadership | 1st & 2nd May 2019 | Bristol & Bath Science Park, Emersons Green, Bristol, BS16 7FR;
For more information on upcoming workshops, click here.
Are you eligible?
SMEs operating in any sector, with a presence in Bristol, Bath and North-East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire can apply.
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