Business Start Up Support

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North Lincolnshire Council is committed to support new business ventures within the region helping to create new employment opportunities locally. In partnership with central government, we are proud to offer support from a dedicated team of Business Advisors to access skills & knowledge to develop a new business ideas and to then access potential financial support offered through our Business Start Up Grant.

Business Start-Up Grant

This grant scheme is currently open for new applications.

The Business Start-Up Grant is a one-off payment to assist individuals to meet business costs associated with becoming self-employed or starting a small business.

This grant is for any individual who meet the scheme’s criteria, certain types of businesses are not eligible for the scheme including public sector organisations, domestic households, businesses linked to other organisations and the voluntary sector.

Grants are up to a maximum of £500. The funds are limited, so therefore only those applications that can demonstrate best value will be considered.

The funding can be used for equipment and other capital expenditure (Other than vehicles and standard IT Equipment, such as laptops, computers, and tablets) and other specific start-up costs, such as those associated with any accreditations or permits required.

To start the process for the Business Start-Up Grant, please book an appointment with a business advisor using the below booking system.


If you have any questions about these grant schemes, please email