Local Funding

Get East Hants Working Initiative This scheme provides funding to subsidise wages and contribute towards transport and training for Apprentices joining businesses in East Hampshire (up to two years of funding is available per Apprentice). Businesses of all sizes are eligible for the scheme, and applications are particularly welcomed from SMEs.

Havant Business and Social Enterprise Start-up Grant This Grant is intended to make a positive contribution towards the cost of creating a new small business or social enterprise. Grants of £500 are available to new businesses and social enterprises.

New Forest District Council This online grant search facility helps businesses to explore their financial options.

Test Valley Business Incentive Grant This Grant of £500 is available to new businesses starting up in the Test Valley area.

Test Valley Independent Retailer Grant This Grant of £1,000 is available to encourage independently-owned retailers to take up vacant space, and includes a package of practical measures to help a new retailer through the difficult first months of trading.

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