Grants & Support for Businesses

Grants & Support for Businesses

Hello Levy Members!

We have compiled information about Grants that may help your business grow, expand and thrive!

If you need any help completing your grant, please don’t hesitate to contact us as it’s important you don’t lose this opportunity. Please email us on or ring us on 01202 308 800.

Bounce Back Grant – ends 5th May 2021

Perfect for our levy members. Two grant levels available: up to £15,000 and up to £70,000 (partnership & cross-sector working for £70k)

The innovative Bounce Back Grant will look to engage with the business community to fund their ideas to help the BCP area bounce back from the pandemic. The Fund will be a competitive process to unearth different concepts from as wide a profile as possible. It will be open to all size and type of business (including charities) within the
BCP area.

Retailers Have an innovative idea to help expand your business? Apply for this grant and expand your business. Click here for more information.

Photo by Artem Beliaikin from Pexels

Hospitality Have you enjoyed the Poole “Cafe Culture?” Do you want to create the right ambience for your outside space and maximise your covers? Complete your application with the new Bounce Back Grant and put the power back into your hands. Click here to apply.

An independent cafe in Guildford (Image: Grahame Larter)



Watch the Poole BID-ding for Change recording from 22nd April 2021 regarding these Grants with Deputy Leader of the Council, Cllr Philip Broadhead and Head of Economic Development, Adrian Trevett, who expand on what the grants are to be used for. It’s definitely worth a watch so you can see how easy it is to bring much needed funds immediately into your business. And only 28 minutes long!


Interactive List of Grants and Support

And finally, our friends at Town BID and Bournemouth Town Watch have compiled an interactive list of grants and support available to businesses. These grants can go towards improving and expanding your business e.g. awnings, heaters, tables, chairs, regardless if you are in hospitality or not. Have a look and see what the grants can do for you. Download your Grants list here.

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