Get Your Skates On!

Time is running out to apply for grant funding from GetSet Solent

All grant applications closed on Friday 28th April 2023.

GetSet for Growth Solent Grants

Already in high demand, GetSet Solent recommends applying as soon as possible, so that you do not miss this great opportunity.

GetSet Solent Grant funding is for businesses planning a step change in its operations, production, or engagement with customers.

You can apply for a business grant if you are a business based in the Solent LEP area including the New Forest, Isle of Wight, Havant, Gosport, Portsmouth, Eastleigh, Southampton, and Fareham. Capital and Revenue grants are now available from £1,000.

Our baseline eligibility criteria is:

  • Must be an independent /autonomous Small or Medium sized Enterprise (SME)
  • No more than 250 FTEs (full-time equivalent) employees Balance sheet not exceeding €43m, Euros (c.£38m)
  • Must be an established business trading for a minimum of 6 months
  • Turnover not exceeding €50m Euros (c.£44m)
  • Less than 25% shares held by and/or in another company – does not draw up consolidated accounts and/or not included in one that does
  • You must have a viable business and a viable project to submit a grant application. We want to invest in projects that lead to you increasing your turnover and, increasing new jobs within your business
  • The grant cannot be accessed to set up a new business or fund an existing growth project

The money can be used to fund capital and revenue investment, such as;

  • Market Research
  • Marketing Consultancy and planning including SEO/Social media planning
  • Website Design: Upgrading or new website
  • Branding and Design
  • Sales planning and consultancy
  • Business Consultancy
  • ISO Accreditations consultancy
  • ESG ( Environmental Social Governance) consultancy 
  • CRM purchase and training for staff (if no accreditation)
  • Other Software
  • Telemarketing campaign outsourced
  • Ecommerce software and consultancy

Fully funded business and marketing support is also available from the GetSet Solent programme, to assist in accelerating business growth. 

Success Story

Read about one of our applicants, Freya Rose, who successfully applied for the GetSet Solent Growth Grant.

  • Freya Rose – Freya Rose London

    Freya Rose – Freya Rose London

    Freya launched Freya Rose London 12 years ago and has steadily grown the company. She found out about GetSet Solent and their business grant scheme and decided to investigate… Read more

Want to find out more? 

GetSet Solent Growth Grant & Small Business Boost Grant applications closed on Friday 28th April 2023