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Eligibility Criteria for Grants

  • Apply for and attend/be attending the workshop programme
  • Be located in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP area
  • Have an interest in joining the supply chains of large organisations
  • Have a plan of how this grant will increase your chances to tender for large firms
  • Be a formally registered business (VAT, PAYE or UTR number or Companies House registration)
  • Ideally have a trading history of one year or more
  • Have received less than 200,000 Euros de minimis state aid in the last three years before the application
  • Have an annual turnover of no more than 50 million Euros and/or annual balance sheet no more than 43 million Euros
  • Be able to contribute a minimum of £2,500 to match fund the grant