Thursday 23rd July 2009

Grant funding for Wakefield Businesses

Wakefield first, the Wakefield District Development Agency is offering businesses in Wakefield, West Yorkshire the opportunity to apply for additional funding for technological and business innovation.

The scheme supports pre-start, young and established businesses operating in the Wakefield district of West Yorkshire. Offering a financial contribution to develop business ideas and create additional investment and/or new jobs.

How much funding is available?

Buinesses which have been trading for less than 18 months can apply for up to 40% of eligible project costs. Older business can apply apply for up to 30% of project costs

The maximum potential grant is £5,000, though in exception circumstances, the Grant Panel may consider awards above this figure.

What can the grant be used for?

What types of businesses are eligible?

Priority will be given to applicants that have not previously benefitted under a grant scheme. In the first instance, preference will also be given to businesses employing fewer than 250 people.

How Invent Partners can help

Here at Invent Partners, we think this represents a unique opportunity for Wakefield, West Yorkshire businesses to innovate in their IT infrastructure, websites and service delivery over the internet.

Invent Partners can help your business with:

We can also help you to put together a grant application detailing how these services can innovate your business, saving costs, increasing efficiency and increasing sales.

For more information on the Wakefield Investment Grant, visit the Wakefield First Website, or get in touch with Invent Partners - either via our contact page, or using the contact box on the right of this page.

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