SUCCESS – Free money to expand YOUR Business

The SUCCESS Programme

The SUCCESS Programme (The South-East Urban Coast Creative Enterprise Support Scheme) provides grants for new or expanding businesses that are creating jobs in the Hastings, Tendring, Thanet, Rother, Colchester, Canterbury and Dover local authority areas. This is a fantastic opportunity to get free money for your business! There is a huge amount of money which must be spent on local businesses by February, so get your application in now and don’t miss out!

The SUCCESS Programme is currently supporting the creative sector to grow in Hastings, Thanet and Tendring areas and has now been expanded to adjacent areas to help support these creative hubs. In Rother, Colchester, Dover and Canterbury areas the scheme is open to existing businesses to apply for grants from £3,000 to £150,000 potentially representing up to 50% of your growth investment. Creative business includes all design fields, art and crafts, performance, recording, radio, TV, and film production, gaming, software design, galleries and venues, music, dance. If you think you could be an eligible creative business please check our website and get in touch. The programme is funded from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF), and aims to help businesses to grow and flourish, and create new jobs.

Your business must be an SME (under 250 employees) and investing in growth and creating or safeguarding at least one job. The SUCCESS Programme fund is open for applications until February 2015. Funds are being allocated now, so don’t delay in applying! (Eligibility criteria apply)

For more information and to find out if your business is eligible please email or call 01227 862 532