Funding News: Where to Find Free Cash

Your go-to spot for the latest grants, competitions, and more, that can add some 'ka-ching!' to your start up or small business. Let's dive into the money-grabbing opportunities waiting for you.

Funding News: Where to Find Free Cash
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Ready to pad your small business's wallet? Let's dive into the grant opportunities waiting for you.

Grants & Competitions

Bucks Rural Business Grant (BRBG) | Based in rural Buckinghamshire as a soloprenuer or with a small team? If you're operating a small or micro business in rural Buckinghamshire with fewer than 50 employees, this grant could be your springboard to growth and innovation. Suitable for startups too!

Deadline: Rolling Entry. For information and inspiration, check out our full overview.

NatWest Grant Finder Tool | If you're after grants that align with your specific business needs, this tool is a gem. Just input your details—area, sector, and the like—and within a minute, you'll have a list of grants that you could win. Deadline: Rolling Entry.

£2,500 Business Building Grant| Are you a UK-based Limited Company focused on on-screen content for entertainment? The Creative Enterprise Business Builder programme could be your ticket to scaling up. Eligible companies should have an industry track record, clear growth plans, and be prepared to submit a budget and work plan. Deadline: September 13th. For information and inspiration, check out our 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 Guildford | Seeking pitch practice, PR exposure or investment? Mark your calendars for 14th September.

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.

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South East Angels and NatWest are proud to announce the South East Startup Roadshow - Guildford. This event is a platform for startups to showcase their ideas, and network with local…

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