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Grants available for Local Businesses in the Borough of Hillingdon

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Application Deadline: 5pm on Friday 17 December 2021

We are launching the Hillingdon Enterprise Programme, using funding made available by the Governments Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG).

Having successfully committed over £8 million of ARG funding on sustaining and meeting the immediate needs of Hillingdon business during the COVID-19 crisis, the council is now looking to target funding to a small selection of local businesses, potentially bringing long term benefits in terms of jobs and business growth.

The Council has set aside £1.75 million of ARG funding to support the Hillingdon Enterprise Programme and is looking for applications from businesses in specifically targeted sectors

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria prior to submitting a bid.

  1. Whilst collaborations are encouraged, the project lead must be an SME (companies that have not more than 250 employees and a turnover of not more than £25.9 million and a balance sheet total of not more than £12.9 million).Businesses must be based in the borough of Hillingdon.
  2. Collaborative applications are encouraged; for example, with a client or supplier, an academic organisation, charity, public sector organisation or research and technology organisation (RTO).
  3. Projects can last from 12 months up to a maximum of 18 months.
  4. Projects must demonstrate a potential economic and/or employment benefit for Hillingdon.

Application Procedure

Once you have downloaded the application form, there are 2 options in terms of applying for support.

  • Option 1 – complete both Parts A and B of the application form.
  • Option 2 – complete only Part A of the application form.

Application forms should be emailed to Clara Haglund at the WLB clara.haglund@westlondon.com. Completing just Part A of the application form allows businesses to submit a brief outline proposal, which the WLB will provide an assessment as to whether the bid is likely to be supported. Following advice from the WLB applicants will be in a position to decide whether to proceed with submitting Part B of the application form. Part B of the application will require a full and detailed application. For an informal discussion on a project or initiative you have in mind please contact Bill Boler at the WLB bill.boler@westlondon.com

  • Part A applications must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 17 December 2021.
  • Parts A and B must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 14 January 2022.
  • Assessment of applications will take place in mid-January/February 2022 and grant awards will be offered/made in March 2022.

Official Website: Grants available for Local Businesses in the Borough of Hillingdon

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