Other Funding Sources

South East Business Boost

SEBB has a pot of grant funding to support participating businesses to grow. Cover up to 30% of the costs, with Growth Grants available ranging from £1,000 to £10,000.

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LOCASE is now available for green projects up until Spring 2023. Maximum 40% ERDF grant contributions up to £10K with the minimum grant of £1K for qualifying projects.

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Crowdfund Kent

Crowdfund Kent is focused on giving local organisations and groups the opportunity to take forward projects and ideas to improve their local area. Along with pledges from local people, businesses and the wider community, Kent County Council has committed £500K of funding to support crowdfunding campaigns as part of this programme. From this funding, campaigns can receive up to £20k per project, up to 50% of the campaign target.

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Zoo Animals Fund

The guidance for the Zoo Animals Fund has been amended so that businesses can now apply for funding at any time until 30 June 2021, meaning that applications can be made by businesses that would not previously have qualified because they would have had more than 12 weeks of financial reserves remaining at the cut-off date.

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Kent County Council Arts Investment Fund – reset and forward plan

Applications are being invited for Arts Investment Funding for the financial year 2021/2022. KCC are providing funding to help the sector to reset and forward plan to adapt to the new environment. They are offering grants of up to £2,500 to help you respond to the immediate challenges you are facing and develop plans for the future. This fund does not require match funding. The deadline for applications is Thursday 11 February 2021.

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