21st Jun 2023


Started by Martin White

Folkestone & Hythe District Council have introduced a Green Business Grant Scheme to help smaller businesses become more energy efficient.
Grants of up to £10,000 may be available to your business (up to £25,000 in exceptional circumstances). The scheme will currently run until 31st March 2024 (assumes funds remain available for this duration).

The Aim
The aim of the Folkestone and Hythe Green Business Grant Scheme is to help small businesses to save carbon, become more energy efficient and, in turn, to save the business money.

Location Eligibility
The Folkestone and Hythe Green Business Grant Scheme is available to businesses currently located in or seeking to establish new premises within the Folkestone & Hythe district (subject to successfully securing the premises via a deed or signed lease arrangement). If requested, you must provide evidence of building ownership or a signed letter of approval for the project you propose to install from the property owner.

Grant Amount
The scheme will normally provide grants of up to £10,000 (but up to £25,000 in exceptional circumstances.) Grants are required to cover up to 40% of the total project cost, with the remaining 60% coming from other grant schemes or from the company’s own resources, including bank loans. The grant payment excludes VAT.

What type of projects are eligible for a grant?
Grants are available towards capital projects that will help your business save carbon, become more energy efficient and save money.

To find out more information and apply for a grant


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