Subject to meeting the requirement of the grant awarding body, your business may be eligible for funding towards coaching and training programmes undertaken with us.
The principal grant funds that our clients access are:
GrowthAccelerator is aimed at established businesses that have the ambition, capacity and opportunity to achieve high growth. To be eligible for GrowthAccelerator funding, a business must be registered in the UK and based in England, have fewer than 250 employees and have a turnover of less than £40 million.
You will work with a Growth Manager to identify a bespoke growth plan, outlining the challenges your business faces and how GrowthAccelerator can offer support. You’ll also have exclusive access of up to £2,000 match funding for your senior managers to develop their leadership and management skills, getting your team in the best possible shape to drive your business forward.
Kevin and Colin are approved Growth Coaches and have worked with GrowthAccelerator for two years, so we can help you to decide whether the scheme could benefit your business and we can also help you through the application process.
Contact us to discuss the GrowthAccelerator scheme, or go to the GrowthAccelerator website: http://www.growthaccelerator.com/
This is a government programme which helps businesses to get strategic business advice in a number of key areas, such as finance and cash flow and marketing, attracting and keeping customers.
There are eligibility requirements and businesses receiving Growth Vouchers are chosen at random. The voucher is worth up to £2,000 in matched funding.
Contact us for more information, or find out more at https://www.gov.uk/apply-growth-vouchers
Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) Grants
Open to manufacturing businesses in England only, the MAS offer grants of £300 to £3,000 towards improvement projects intended to increase profits, help secure new contracts or create new jobs.
Eligible projects include:
- Bespoke staff training as part of addressing a wider business strategy
- Sales and marketing strategy
- Lean, 5S, continuous improvement
- Getting systems in place for ISO 9001, 14001 and other industry standards.
Contact us to discuss the MAS Grant scheme, or go to the MAS website: http://www.mymas.org/resources/grants-funding
Local Government bodies may offer grant funding for business improvement or training activities. For example, Eastleigh Borough Council offers a training grant of £250 to small and medium sized businesses based in the borough. Go here for details and an application form.
Why not check your Local Council website to see if there are any grants you could access to help fund your coaching and training?