Supporting your Business

Useful information about where to go to find out about funding opportunities and also how to access business support and advice.

Funding Opportunities

Rural Surrey 'LEADER' programme

A EU grant funding funding programme to help support rural and rural based businesses in Surrey.

Coast to Capital LEP

A range of loans and funds to support business growth. Includes Business Finance Grants and Growing Places Fund for projects that have stalled due to lack of investment, Expansion Loan Scheme and Equity Fund.

Fredericks Foundation

Start-up loans and support for those who have found it difficult to access finance.

Princes' Trust

The Princes' Trust helps 18 - 30 year olds who are unemployed or who have limited means to start-up businesses.

Virgin Start Up Loans

Start-up loans of £500 - £25,000 available, along with a business mentor to help make best use of the loan.

Surrey County Council: Community Improvements Fund

Funding designed to help people turn a great idea into something real that will benefit people in their community.
Community Improvements Fund

Business Support and Advice

Coast to Capital Growth Hub

Free support and advice signposting for businesses based in the Coast to Capital region.

Enterprise First

Free and paid-for support and advice for businesses based in Surrey and Hampshire.

Surrey Chambers

Advice and support for Surrey businesses (membership organisation).

Local Chambers

Advice and support for Mole Valley businesses (membership organisations).

Federation of Small Business

Advice and support for businesses (membership organisation).

Specific advice for business is also available on the following official Government websites:

Surrey County Council
Surrey Government Procurement Portal

Surrey Tourism
(Visit Surrey)
National Government

Last Updated: 14/01/2019

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