The 2016-17 round of funding has is currently closed for applicants. The new round of funding will open in 2017 for spend between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018. The deadline for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) will be 24 September 2017.

We will be inviting EOIs from Small and Medium (SME) sized businesses that are looking to expand and to create new jobs but not finding it easy to source the finance required. Grants of up to 40% of a total project cost can be provided to applicants that meet the eligibility criteria, are located within the Coast to Capital Region and can demonstrate how the investment will lead to job creation and growth.


Applications from all sectors are welcome but the programme particularly would like to see applications from companies in the following sectors, which have been identified as key sectors for the Coast to Capital region :

• Advanced Engineering
• Manufacturing
• Environmental Technologies, Goods and Services
• Creative, Digital and IT
• Healthcare, Medical Technology and Life Sciences


To find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply please refer to the 'Related Resources' section on the right-hand side menu.


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West Sussex County Council reserve the right to amend the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions of the Growth Grants.

Below you can find a table listing the Companies who have been awarded a Busineess Growth Grant and the amount for 16/17. 


Name of Business
Amount awarded
 5Squirrels Ltd
 £       27,158 
The Real Pie Company
 £       40,000 
Horsham Outdoor Events
 £       80,000 
Insulated Tools Ltd
 £       23,540 
Woodlands Nursing Home
 £      100,000 
InPress Plastics
 £       95,667 
Brighton Film School
 £       42,586 
Ion Glass
 £       20,000 
 £       60,000 
Brightrock Games
 £       15,933 
Fin & Farm
 £       15,129 
Werks Hub
 £       23,651 
The Platform
 £       23,327 
Brighton Spirits Company
 £       53,580 
Medisort Limited
 £       71,679 
Latest TV
 £       40,800 
Kiwi Recruitment
 £       21,450 
Plug-In Media Ltd
 £       27,963 
Martin Searle Solicitors
 £       16,622 
International Logistics Group
 £      100,000 
Edgcumbe Tea & Coffee
 £       20,000 
SoTech Creations
 £       24,265 

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