Business grants in Wales

If you are looking to start your own business in Wales or already run one, you could be eligible for a range of Welsh business grants

What business grants are available in Wales?

Wales is a beautiful nation with inspiring scenery, wonderful hospitality and leisure activities and a proud industrial heritage. But beyond the picture-postcard Wales are regions of economic deprivation, which the Welsh government and local authorities are keen to address.

Offering business grants to companies in Wales is one way to encourage start-ups and the self-employed to promote economic activity and stimulate employment.

Whether you’re situated in dramatic Snowdonia, urban Swansea, or anywhere in-between, if you already run a small business in Wales – or are looking to start one – then you could be eligible for a range of grants.

Small Business Pro, our all-in-one solution, can save you time and money as well as offering peer support and the chance to win a monthly £2,500 grant. It will also help with the heavy lifting of managing customers, taking payments, insurance, finance and HR, plus you’ll get a host of personal wellbeing benefits.

You can find out more about Small Business Pro here.

>See also: Business grants for women

Are there any business grants in Wales?

Yes, there are plenty of business grants in Wales.

A grant is a sum of money given to an individual or business for a specific business project or purpose.

Business grants in Wales usually cover only part of the total costs involved.

Grants may be linked to business activity, employment creation or a specific industry sector. Some grants are linked to geographic areas, e.g., those in need of economic regeneration.

Grants are either available only in specific regions of Wales or are available across the entire country.


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