Business funding

Discover available funding opportunities when available and explore a wealth of resources from industry experts, including Visit England and Visit Britain.

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Funding Opportunities:


Current opportunities

➜4G Mobile Broadband Voucher Scheme
This West Sussex County Council scheme supports West Sussex businesses suffering from very poor broadband speeds by funding an alternative mobile broadband solution.  An eligible property must be a registered business address (which can include home-based businesses), with existing speeds of 10mbps or less. Applications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis if existing speeds are slightly faster.

➜Community Solar Accelerator
Delivered by Brighton Energy (match funded grants) currently on hold but taking enquiries. Co-op.

➜Crown Commercial Service Carbon net zero funding and grants
Crown Commercial have collated a list of open Carbon Net Zero (CNZ) grants and funding opportunities from across government into a single place. To support this, we have collated a list of open CNZ grants and funding opportunities from across government into a single place.

If you find a funding source that aligns to your needs and you would like to speak with a CCS representative about an agreement, please complete the form linked here.

Visit Clean Growth LoCase – Sustainability focused business development grants (match funded) Clean Growth LoCASE.

Check your local district and borough authority for local business support and funding programmes:

Adur and Worthing Councils – Small Business Grants and Apprenticeship Grants

Arun District Council – Business grants and funding

Chichester District Council – Chichester District Council grant programme

Crawley Council – Business funding and grants

Horsham District Council – Business funding

Mid-Sussex District Council – Micro Business Grants – currently closed but future funding opportunities will show at this link Check. Corporate Grants funding for other possibilities.

Further business resource providers:

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Sector specialists:

West Sussex providers:

Free online training resources: