Submissions for Expressions of Interest for this grant are currently closed. The grant may be opened to Expressions of Interest again should any funding become available for reallocation.

You can read through the grant guidance to prepare in case the grant re-opens. To submit an Expression of Interest the lead applicant will need to register for a MyAccount (which you can do now) to manage the enterprises application.

This is one of six UK Shared Prosperity Key Funds available in Wrexham County Borough.

The purpose of this grant is to help financially viable enterprises to start-up, grow / expand or improve performance. 

Funding for the grant is provided by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund

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Grant scheme summary

  • Open to qualifying pre-start and existing enterprises (generating revenue from business activity) that will run or are running, in Wrexham County Borough.
  • Can support, as a reimbursement, up to 50% of the costs for an eligible capital and / or specialist revenue expenditure project – the grant amount you request must range from £3,000 to £50,000.
  • At least two of the grant schemes set objectives must be met, with outputs being proportionate to the grant value requested.
  • Project outputs must be achieved by October 31, 2024 at the latest.
  • An enterprise must have the means (either through its own or other funds) to fully finance the project costs initially
  • The grant scheme will remain open until September 1, 2024 or until all available funding has been fully committed.
  • This is a discretionary grant – applications will be subject to initial assessment by our Business and Investment team and approval by a grant panel.

Expressions of interest will be assessed on a first come first served basis and invitations to submit a full application will be issued in the same order. The decision whether to offer a grant will be made based on funding remaining available, eligibility, value for money in terms of outputs to be achieved and in line with the scheme’s aims and objectives.

Further grant guidance

If your expression of interest application is successful you will be invited to complete a full application, check the information you will need to provide for this in the full application guidance.