Who is eligible to apply for an ERDF Specialist Grant?
NOTE: BCLEP Growth Hub will prioritise applications from companies where the request will make a meaningful impact
Can you provide feedback on why the application was rejected?
Can I re-apply in round 2 if I was unsuccessful in Round 1?
I wanted to apply for both consultancy and equipment, why can’t our business get both?
If I am unable to provide 3 quotes will this go against me?
I have a hospitality business, can I apply?
Can a business receive more than one grant from this programme?
Where does a business go to apply for the Specialist Grant?
What expenditures are ineligible to receive specialist grant funding?
What evidence/documents do I need to provide?
How long will it take before a decision is made on my application?
Who makes the decision on my application?
Is there an appeals process?
If my application is successful, how long will it take to receive the money and who will it come from?
Do I have to prove what I have spent the grant on, and if so, how do I do this?
Do I need to provide cashflow/ forecasting information?
Will I have to pay any of this back?
How long will the fund be available – is there a closing date, or first come first served?
How much money is in the fund?
What can the money be used for?
If I have been refused the discretionary grant, does this make me ineligible? Or is this separate?