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Funding News: Where to find free cash

bootstrapping funding news grant funding news uk Oct 23, 2023

Ready to pad your small business's wallet? Let's dive into the grant opportunities waiting for you.


Grants & Competitions

Creative Catalyst Challenge Fund| UK creative SMEs, seize this chance to innovate and make an impact. The Creative Catalyst Challenge Fund offers up to £250,000 for projects that reduce waste or decarbonise within the Creative Industries. Deadline: 27th November 2023. For information and inspiration, check out their full overview.



Earth Alliance Creator Fund | Got a fresh idea for climate-friendly content? Pitch it to Earth Alliance's Creator Fund and get $2,000 to bring it to life. Open globally and to all creative minds. Deadline: 7th November 2023. Ready to make a difference? Apply now



Reigate and Banstead Business Support Grant| Are you a startup based in Reigate or Banstead? If the answer is 'HELL YES,' you can secure a grant of up to £1,000. Open to local businesses with fewer than four employees. Use the grant for equipment, IT, or training. Deadline: Rolling. For information and inspiration, check out their full overview.



Made Smarter West England | Calling all makers and creators in Bath, Bristol, or South Gloucestershire! Need tech solutions to boost your business? Made Smarter West of England has got you covered. They'll help you tackle production hiccups, open up new opportunities, and crank up your productivity. Deadline: N/A



Low Carbon Workspaces | Business in Bucks, Beds, Berks, Herts, Milton Keynes, or Northamptonshire? Cash-strapped but want to go green? Check out this grant – it'll match between £1k-£6.75k to cover a third of your energy-saving tech costs. Quicker payoff, less upfront cash. Deadline: December 31st.



Startup Roadshow London | Seeking pitch practice, PR exposure or investment? Mark your calendars for 20th November.

Hosted by South East Angels and NatWest, this event offers a golden opportunity for startups to shine.

Pitch your company in front of a discerning panel of investor judges, mingle with like-minded entrepreneurs, and get a chance to win a press package, investment readiness support, and so much more. Deadline to apply: 5th November.


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