A free Grants Funding Matchmaking Event hosted by enterprise agency Nwes, come along and we’ll match you and your business to appropriate grants available.

South East Business Boost

SEBB is available to support businesses in the SELEP region to grow. Its focus is on small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) and start-up companies. Grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available. Delivered by: BEST Growth Hub.

LoCASE (Low Carbon Across the South East)

The LoCASE project (Low Carbon Across the South East) is aimed at supporting small and medium sized businesses in Essex. The programme will provide grant funding and business support to over 1,000 SMEs, and support businesses developing new low carbon products and services. Grants of up to £10,000 can be awarded. Delivered by: Thurrock Council.


KEEP+ supports small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) to access knowledge and expertise through collaboration with the University sector. Grants of between £1,000 and £60,000 are available. Delivered by: Anglia Ruskin University.

Essex Growth Programme

The Essex Growth Programme scheme is designed to support investment in capitalisable assets to stimulate growth, efficiency and, ideally, job creation. Business advice and support is offered, plus grants of between £1,000 and £20,000 are available. Delivered by: Deyton Bell Ltd/Nwes.

University of Essex

Innovation Vouchers are available to SME’s for projects that access University expertise and should result in innovation that will help stimulate business growth or unlock new opportunities. Delivered by: Essex University.

Department for International Trade

Get Exporting 2 is a tailored programme of advice and assistance, both financial and 1-to-1, to enable companies to begin selling overseas or to expand internationally thereby increasing profitability and employment in a sustainable way. Grants of up to £3000 are available. Delivered by Department for International Trade

Last updated: 10/07/17