Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce


Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce


Grant Alert – March 2022

South West Enterprise Fund

Opens on 21st March 2022  

Closes on 17th June 2022

Young people in Dorset age 18 – 30 can apply for a grant of up to £2000 for support with business start-up costs. Applicants should either be planning to launch a brand new business or within the first two years of running a new business. The grant can be used for equipment, materials, stock or services needed for the business – not for salary or living costs.

Applicants need a referee to support their application – this could be a previous or current teacher, employer or support worker.

Applications received by April 30 will receive a decision in mid-May.

Subsequent applications will receive a decision in early July.

For more details, please CLICK HERE

Lord Lieutenant’s Fund for Young & Talented

Extension of closing date to 27th March

This Fund re-launched last month after a dormant 2 year period, due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Fund supports young people age 16 – 25 who have a recognised talent in sport but are struggling to progress due to financial or social circumstances. Grants of up to £1,000 are available towards kit/clothing costs, competition fees, coaching, travel costs and accommodation (not an exhaustive list).

For more details, please CLICK HERE