Supporting sustainable and thriving businesses with £100K in Green Business Boost funding
New grant launched in Elmbridge
High street independents as well as small and medium enterprises across Elmbridge can now benefit from £100,000 of new Green Business Boost funding to help them become more sustainable by reducing their carbon emissions.
In support of thriving high streets and sustainable businesses in Elmbridge, the Green Business Boost is the latest addition to our Business Boost support grants.
Grants can be used to help fund investment in energy saving products such as LED lighting, new energy efficient equipment or renewables to help small businesses in the borough save money and reduce energy consumption.
You can apply for a grant of up to £5,000 with funding available on the following basis:
- The first £1,000 of any project has no match funding required
- Anything above £1,000 up to £5,000 requires a 50% match from the applicant
In total, £100,000 is available for Green Business Boost funding with applications now open. Our website has all the details on how to apply for the Green Business Boost.
Cllr Robin Stephens Portfolio Holder for Planning, Enterprise and the Local Economy said:
“Our Enterprise Elmbridge programme was set up to back our businesses and high streets. The Green Business Boost is the latest support to help our businesses become more energy efficient, save money and to reduce their carbon footprint.
“Whether it’s our shop front and signage grants, help to set up and start a business in the borough, support for our retailers to sell online or work with our business groups to ensure our high streets continue to thrive, we are on the side of business locally.
“Please do go onto our website to understand all the support available – working together we can continue to make a significant difference to our local economy and environment.”