Supporting your Business
Useful information about where to go to find out about funding opportunities and also how to access business support and advice.
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.
Start-up loans and support for those who have found it difficult to access finance.
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.
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 - Leaders Initiative
Business Support and Advice
Coast to Capital Growth Hub
Free support and advice signposting for businesses based in the Coast to Capital region.
Free and paid-for support and advice for businesses based in Surrey and Hampshire.
Advice and support for Surrey businesses (membership organisation).
Federation of Small Business
Advice and support for businesses (membership organisation).
Specific advice for business is also available on the following official Government websites: