Hinckley and Bosworth Business Prosperity Grant 2024/25

Apply for the grant

Before applying, please note the following:

  • All successful projects must be completed, costs defrayed, and any outstanding amounts claimed for by 28 February 2025
  • Opening date for applications – Friday 26 January 2024
  • Closing date for applications – midday on Tuesday 2 April 2024
  • Funding allocation is £150,000 
  • Spend cannot start before 1 April 2024 and you have a signed contract
  • We aim to acknowledge receipt of your application by email within five working days. Your application will be assessed in April 2024 and we will let you know if your application has been successful in May 2024. If you application is not eligible, we aim to advise you within five days from receipt
  • Once the full allocation has been met, we will retain a 'stand by' list of applications that will be considered should any projects become unviable, and as such release funding back into the scheme
  • Applications cannot be accepted retrospectively where works have already commenced
  • Before completing the application form, please carefully read the guidance in these pages
  • We are unable to process incomplete applications, including those without all required supporting information. Please ensure all questions are answered. We cannot accept applications that are incomplete. Failure to provide supporting information with your application may result in automatic rejection of the application: Supporting information includes:
    • A copy of your most recent annual accounts, or most recent tax returns if accounts are not available
    • Evidence of match funding
    • Up to three independent quotes for each of items that you are proposing to buy, including where possible one from a Hinckley and Bosworth company 
    • A copy of lease/tenancy agreements (if applicable)
    • Copy of all relevant permissions

Within your grant application form, you will be required to demonstrate what outcomes your project will achieve. For example:

  • Number of businesses supported
  • Jobs safeguarded
  • Energy benefits achieved
  • Improved perception of facilities or amenities
  • Enhanced access opportunities
  • Helping people to stay healthy active and protected from harm
  • Creating clean attractive places to live and work
  • Encouraging growth, attracting business, improving skills and supporting regeneration

If you are in any doubt on what to provide, or if you have any questions or require any further information regarding your application, please contact Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council Economic Regeneration Team before completing your application: Regeneration contact form

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Last updated: 26/01/2024 11:19