Grants

Empty Shop Signage Grant Scheme 2023-2025

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Opening a new business in an empty shop in Ilkeston or Long Eaton town centre? Why not apply for Erewash Borough Council’s new grant scheme? Our Empty Shop Signage Grant Scheme has been created to help new businesses to purchase signage if they are opening in a formerly empty shop in one of our town centres. Up to £2,000 is available for each eligible applicant to have a shop sign designed, made, and installed to give a boost to new businesses and brighten up the high streets. Applications should be made prior to opening.


You can find details of the scheme and a registration form below, please read the Applicant’s Guide and Terms & Conditions carefully before registering.
Applicant's Guide (this link takes you to another page)
Terms & Conditions (this link takes you to another page)
Registration Form (this is a 80KB Word document)

If you have any questions, please contact the Economic Development team: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The scheme is being operated by Erewash Borough Council and is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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Manufacturing Research & Development Grants

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Erewash manufacturing businesses are encouraged to apply for the Council’s new R&D Grant scheme, which is now live. The Grants are designed to support local small and medium enterprises* in developing and piloting new products or services to help improve their businesses.

Erewash based SME in the manufacturing sector can apply for grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 and are required to provide 33% of match-funding for the projects. This Grant funding is a great opportunity to invest in cutting-edge research and the development of highly skilled people needed to support UK manufacturing innovation and boost sustainable growth in Erewash. There will be 2 further rounds of funding in 2024. Dates for these will be posted here in due course.

Please read the Terms and Conditions and Applicant’s Guide before applying.

Applicants Guide (this link takes you to another page)

Terms and Conditions (this link takes you to another page)

Application Form (this is a 83KB Word document)

Project Proposal Template (this is a 45KB Word document)

If you have any questions please contact the Economic Development team: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The scheme is being operated by Erewash Borough Council and is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

 *An SME is a company with fewer than 250 employees and with a turnover of less than £40m.

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Erewash Voluntary Action - COVID-19 Funding Bulletin

Erewash Voluntary Action has produced a COVID-19 bulletin which contains details of available funding. For further information please contact Catriona Paterson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 0115 946 6740.