Rural Business to Business Funding

Small to medium rural businesses within the Stafford Borough may be eligible for support with a UKSPF grant scheme. The funding is available to those businesses where a minimum of 75% of the business income is from sales to other businesses. A limited fund of £500,000 is available and applications will be processed in date order.

Grants of up to £5,000 will be available to support businesses in rural areas who have plans to develop new products and services. A match fund of 20% will be required and can be discussed with the business advisor as to how this can be met.

The rural areas are determined by the Stafford Borough Council and are listed here:

www.staffordbc.gov.uk/DemServWards

Businesses that are not in the listed rural areas and not in the sectors listed below will not be eligible for this grant.

Businesses operating in the following sectors can apply:

  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale
  • Construction
  • Logistics, storage, transport
  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Information and communication
  • Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • Other business to business service and product providers

Please check the website for further details regarding eligibility and how to apply.

https://www.staffordbc.gov.uk/rural-business-business-funding

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