Business Investment for Growth (BIG) Expression of Interest (EOI) Guidance Notes

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Business Investment for Growth (BIG) Expression of Interest (EOI) Guidance Notes"

Transcription

1 Business Investment for Growth (BIG) Expression of Interest (EOI) Guidance Notes These notes are intended to assist you in completing the Expression of Interest (EOI) for the Business Investment for Growth (BIG) programme. The purpose of the EOI is to get a clear picture of your organisation and the investment that you are proposing to make. It is not in the interest of the BIG programme to delay the processing of EOI or applications, and you can therefore be assured that your application will be processed as quickly as possible. However, missing or unclear information will certainly delay it, and we therefore ask that you complete the form in full. You will be asked to give evidence and justify any assertions made in the application. Please ensure that you can before entering the information. Procedure summary: Once submitted the completed EOI will be checked for eligibility and scored against a matrix of criteria by the BIG Facilitation Team. Proposals that score 60% or more will be invited and supported to submit a full application* which will then be assessed and a firm recommendation made of approval, refusal or deferral (pending amendment) for decision. The BIG Investment Panel (> 9,999 BIG investment) or the Accountable Body (< 10,000 BIG investment) makes the decision whether to support the project or not, taking into account the recommendation and their own assessment of the information. If approved, you will be issued with an Offer Letter and may then commence your project. *The full application will build upon but not duplicate the information provided in the EOI. Please remember that if you start your project before it has been approved and an offer letter issued, you will not be able receive any grant from this scheme. EOI Guidance v 2 Nov

2 Expression of Interest 1. Project name This is the name that you wish the project to be known by. We advise that it be different from the business name in case at some point in the future you make another application for a separate activity. It can be as inventive as you like. The purpose is to distinguish it from all other projects. 2. Applicant Organisation Organisation name Business Sector Registered business address Type of organisation Company number Charity number VAT registration number Name of contact for this investment Contact telephone/ Correspondence address (if different) Trading start date Please put down the registered business and the name under which the business trades on a day to day basis if different. Please select from the drop down list which business sector category applies to your business. If your sector is not shown you may select Other but please be aware that the following would be ineligible for ERDF BIG support (Isles of Scilly applicants falling into these categories should contact the BIG Programme Administrator): Day nurseries; retail facilities; fishery and aquaculture sectors; primary production; processing and marketing of agricultural products; coal steel and shipbuilding sectors; synthetic fibres sectors; banking and insurance companies; establishments providing generalised (school age) education. Please put down the registered address of the organisation. There is the opportunity (below) to provide an alternative contact address in addition to this. Please select from the drop down box what type of business you are. Please put down the company number if your organisation is registered with Companies House. If not applicable state N/A If you are a registered charity please put down your organisation s charity number. If not applicable state N/A If your organisation is registered to pay VAT please enter your VAT registration number. If you are not VAT registered and cannot claim VAT back elsewhere the gross costs of the project are eligible and the BIG investment will reimburse this element as well. If you can claim VAT back elsewhere you must only include net costs in the Costs and Funding section. If your organisation is not VAT registered please clearly state this. This should be the person that will day to day manage the project. This person will be the principal contact for the BIG Team and Project Assessors to liaise with. These are the day to day details in case we need to get hold of the main contact person. This is the address that you wish all correspondence to be sent to with regard to your application. It does not need to be the registered address of the organisation. If it is the same as the details that you have already provided, simply enter N/A. Please select from the drop down box how long your business has been established, if you are unsure select your best estimate. It would help our understanding of the business to know how long it has been running. It will not necessarily act against you if the business is new but the intervention rate you receive may vary depending on the stage of the business. EOI Guidance v 2 Nov

3 In what month does your business financial year start and end? Financial trends Current full time equivalent employee headcount Describe your main business activities and outline of your products and services What percentage of your turnover is based in the following areas? Does your organisation hold the following current policies? Please select from the drop down boxes the months in which your business financial year starts and ends, if you don t know please select this option. These will provide the principal tool for measuring the financial impact that the project will have on your business. Please state the organisation s turnover, gross and net profit and net equity figures for 2011, 2012 and forecasted amounts for For the current year please use the most recent set of audited or year end accounts, last year should be the previous set. This will allow the BIG Investment Panel to see what difference the project will make on your net profit. It is linked to the annual business turnover since both are financial indicators of where you want the business to be as a direct result of the BIG investment. A key objective of BIG is to create jobs so we need to know your baseline position. Please state how many full time equivalent (FTE) employee s you currently employ. A FTE can be defined as 30 hours/week. Convert part time jobs to FTE on a pro rata basis based on hours worked e.g. someone working 20 hours a week would be a 0.6 FTE. Please provide a description of your business and the main aspects of its products/services. 200 words have been allocated to this section, however if you are successful in passing this EOI stage there will be the opportunity to provide more detailed information within the full application. Please enter the approximate percentage of where your turnover currently comes from, totalling 100% - Cornwall, Regional, National or International. Where none apply please enter 0. Please tick to indicate whether your organisation has a current Environmental/sustainability policy and an Equal Opportunities/Equality & Diversity policy. These are key cross cutting themes that will be explored further at full application stage. If these are not currently held it will not necessarily affect your eligibility to proceed to full application but you will be required and supported to create one. 3. Investment Proposal What are you seeking investment towards? Please summarise what the investment will be used to pay for. Please select from the drop down box what you are seeking investment towards. Whilst your proposed activity may straddle more than one of these please select the primary activity. This is the opportunity to summarise what the project is and how it came about. In 200 words please explain what you would intend to use the BIG investment to pay for. If you are successful in passing this EOI stage there will be the opportunity to provide more detailed information within the full application. The following are non-exclusive examples of activities within each targeted activity: Access to new markets Market research Implementation of e-commerce solutions to support trading beyond established markets Marketing (including digital and e-marketing techniques) EOI Guidance v 2 Nov

4 What market opportunity will this investment help your business take and how does it help your business set itself apart from the competition? What environmental impact will your investment have? Consultancy re growth ambitions Technology and product design Environmental measures Business plan development Systems software solutions Finance escalator/advice Capital needs assessment Patent/IP protection/management Prototype development Manufacturing process improvement (post SWMAS advice) Knowledge transfer/exploitation Accreditation Implementation of environmental processes Environmental audits Feasibility Proof of concept New product development Diversification Inward investors Settlement support for new investing businesses Employment Recruitment of skilled/specialist personnel Interim management Graduate employment beyond UCP scope Capital expenditure Machinery and other capital equipment The BIG programme is intended to support businesses to implement and realise their sustainable growth ambitions including high value job creation. Please explain in 200 words how BIG will help your business grow or enter new market areas and how it will help make your business different from others offering similar products/services. Please tick whether your proposal is likely to have either a beneficial, neutral or detrimental environmental impact. You will be requested to provide more detail on this aspect in the full application. However, please note that a detrimental impact is likely to lead to the rejection of the proposal. 4. Costs and Funding Total value of the investment This section shows the costs of the project. Note the requirement for both the funding and costs totals to match the total. You should enter figures rounded down to the nearest pound. You should have justification for the figures that you are inserting here. When you make a claim, if the project costs are less than the estimate, the amount of BIG investment you receive will be reduced proportionately. If it costs more than estimated, the invesment is unlikely to be increased without the further permission of the BIG Panel. However, inserting too high a figure may cause the application to be rejected on value for money grounds. You should therefore have fairly definite figures before applying. Either capital or revenue expenditure can be applied for but the following would be ineligible: Working capital Business as usual Retrospective investment (work already done or started) EOI Guidance v 2 Nov

5 Satisfaction of a legal requirement Activity that should be supported by another programme It is also important that you enter either gross or net costs where appropriate. Earlier in the EOI you were asked if your organisation was VAT registered, if it is you should only include net costs here. If you cannot claim back the VAT elsewhere you should include gross costs. All equipment purchased must be fit for purpose. Explain how these costs have been calculated Amount of BIG investment being requested What other sources if funding are going to pay for the balance of costs? Please explain what the value for the costs is based on e.g. quotes, past experience, estimates etc. Please note that as part of the full application you will be required to show that you have followed certain guidelines when seeking quotes for the works to be undertaken which are in line with ERDF procurement rules. The procurement process is set out in the Procurement Rules document and a sample table to record the process is also available. Please enter the amount of investment you are seeking from the BIG programme. It cannot exceed 50,000 or be less than 1,000 and should be no more than 50% of the total costs; this percentage is known as the intervention rate. Please note that the BIG Investment Panel/Accountable Body may offer a lower intervention rate and therefore monetary value of the BIG investment at its discretion. Please provide a breakdown of where the funding for the project will be coming from. BIG can only pay for a certain proportion of the costs of the project and therefore it is important that you have a firm idea of what other elements you will be utilising. For example, bank, lease, finance, South West Loans Fund, equity, director s loans, retained profits etc. All funding must be committed and in place prior to project commencement. Note the requirement for both the funding and costs totals to equate to one another (e.g. if your costs are 10,000 then the funding has to total 10,000 including the BIG investment. If it does not or if the figures are incorrectly totalled you will be asked to revise this part of the application. You should enter figures rounded down to the nearest pound. 5. Timescales When do you plan to start and finish your project? What might delay your investment and what action have you taken to limit the risks of delay? Enter the dd/mm/yyyy for both the proposed start and finish dates. Please note that BIG cannot be used towards activity that has already commenced. You will be required to provide more detailed timescales within the full application. There may be a few things which have the potential to delay your project e.g. recruitment, funding delays etc but planning permission can present major delays. The BIG Investment Panel will not make a decision on any project where detailed planning permission and building regulations are needed but not secured. With limited resources, the BIG Investment Panel have to ensure that money is allocated to projects that are ready to proceed. If you don t have detailed planning permission and/or building regulations and need it please indicate the timetable that is in place to secure this element. Permissions can be applied for at the same time that you submit the EOI and full application but decisions should be secured before any grant funding is awarded. Detailed planning guidance can be sought from Cornwall Council. 6. Outputs and Outcomes EOI Guidance v 2 Nov

6 The specific aim of this investment is to create high value jobs. Tell us how your proposal will do this and approximately how many jobs will be created. Please state whether you are linked with or have received support from other Convergence delivery providers or business groups. It is important to know what impact your project will have on the number of people you employ for the business. Any increase should be directly attributable to the increased quality of your business as a result of the project. In other words, you should be confident that the project has directly led to an increase in jobs created. Whilst not an exhaustive list, examples of existing business groups and other deliverers of support and services are: Cornwall Agrifood Council Cornwall Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cornwall Manufacturers Forum Cornwall Marine Network Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs Creative Skills CUC Partners, including Exeter and Plymouth Universities, University College Falmouth, the Innovation Centres, Unlocking Cornish Potential, Cornwall College, Truro & Penwith College Digital Peninsula Network Environment Skills Network InvestinCornwall Outset Cornwall/PartnertoSucceed Oxford Innovation South West Investment Group Services. 7. Sign off - Please ensure that you read and understand the information in this section before completing. De minimis SME Signposting: As part of the BIG investment process it is important to learn whether you have received any grants within the last 3 years. This will help us to understand whether you have prior experience in working with grants and whether you have received more than 200,000 of grant in the period. Under EU rules it is not possible to receive any level of grant over this amount within a 3 year period. At this EOI stage you don t need to provide details but be aware that the investment constitutes State Aid. BIG investment can only be offered to Small or Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) i.e. having a headcount of less than 250 employees; a turnover in the last full financial year of 50m of less and a balance sheet in the last full financial year of 43m or less; and holds less than a 25% interest (capital or voting rights) in another organisation and/or another organisation holds less than a 25% interest in the applicant organisation. If you are unsure whether these criteria apply to your business please contact the BIG Team for advice. As explained on the EOI Applicant declaration: As explained on the EOI EOI Guidance v 2 Nov

7 Signed: Position: Date: This should be the signature of the main contact person cited at the start of the EOI. As the contact name (project manager) does not need to be the owner of the business, it is relevant to know what position they hold in order to confirm that they act with the owner s authority. If the project manager is the owner, simply put owner of business or proprietor. The date of submission to the BIG Programme Team. If you require this information in any other format please contact the BIG Programme Administrator on Once complete submit the EOI to: BIG Programme Team Bickford House South Wheal Crofty Station Road Pool Redruth Cornwall TR15 3QG Tel: EOI Guidance v 2 Nov

4RE Resource Efficiency Waste Prevention Implementation Fund

4RE Resource Efficiency Waste Prevention Implementation Fund GUIDANCE DOCUMENT 4RE003-000 Resource Efficiency Waste Prevention Implementation Fund 1. Background and Aims Resource Efficient Scotland is a programme delivered by Zero Waste Scotland which helps organisations

More information

Capital Grant Scheme application guidelines

Capital Grant Scheme application guidelines Capital Grant Scheme application guidelines 1. Purpose This guidance is designed to support you in completing the application form for the Capital Grant Scheme. If you require further assistance you may

More information

PROJECT CALL GUIDANCE - Expression of Interest (Stage 1)

PROJECT CALL GUIDANCE - Expression of Interest (Stage 1) NORTH EAST RURAL GROWTH NETWORK RURAL BUSINESS GROWTH FUND (RBGF) PROJECT CALL GUIDANCE - Expression of Interest (Stage 1) Date: May 2017 Contents 1 General Introduction 1 2 Introduction 2 2.1 About the

More information

Incentive Guidelines Start-Up Finance

Incentive Guidelines Start-Up Finance Incentive Guidelines Start-Up Finance 2017-2020 Issue Date: 31 st May 2017 Version: 1 http://support.maltaenterprise.com Malta Enterprise provides support to interested applicants to understand the objectives

More information

Incentive Guidelines Innovation Clusters

Incentive Guidelines Innovation Clusters Incentive Guidelines Innovation Clusters Issue Date: 1 st June 2009 (updated 04/02/2014) Version: 1.1 http://support.maltaenterprise.com This incentive forms part of a group of R&D&I incentives under the

More information

Incentive Guidelines. ERDF Research and Development Grant Scheme

Incentive Guidelines. ERDF Research and Development Grant Scheme Incentive Guidelines ERDF Research and Development Grant Scheme Issue Date: 3 rd February 2012 Version: 4.0 www.20millionforindustry.com http://support.maltaenterprise.com Contents 1. Introduction 2 1.1

More information

Unlocking Business Investment Regional Growth Fund Prospectus. UNLOCKING BUSINESS INVESTMENT Prospectus 2015

Unlocking Business Investment Regional Growth Fund Prospectus. UNLOCKING BUSINESS INVESTMENT Prospectus 2015 UNLOCKING BUSINESS INVESTMENT Prospectus 2015 1 In partnership with: This programme is endorsed by and is available to support business projects within the following local authority areas: Devon County

More information

Incentive Guidelines Start-Up Finance

Incentive Guidelines Start-Up Finance Incentive Guidelines Start-Up Finance Issue Date: 24 th February 2016 Version: 1 http://support.maltaenterprise.com Malta Enterprise provides support to interested applicants to understand the objectives

More information

Innovation Voucher Frequently Asked Questions: April 2017 INNOVATION VOUCHERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Innovation Voucher Frequently Asked Questions: April 2017 INNOVATION VOUCHERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS INNOVATION VOUCHERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 1 Frequently Asked Questions Q1 How does an Innovation Voucher work?... 3 Q2 Who are the Knowledge Providers?... 3 Q3 Why were Innovation Vouchers developed?...

More information

2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme. Call for Proposals European Social Fund. Priority Axis 2 : Skills for Growth

2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme. Call for Proposals European Social Fund. Priority Axis 2 : Skills for Growth 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme Call for Proposals European Social Fund Priority Axis 2: Skills for Growth Managing Authority ESI Fund Priority Axis: Investment Priority:

More information

Guidelines for InnoBooster

Guidelines for InnoBooster Please note: This document is an unofficial translation of the InnoBooster guidelines and not a legally binding document. In case of conflict between the Danish and English version of the InnoBooster guidelines,

More information

Incentive Guidelines Innovative Start-ups Scheme

Incentive Guidelines Innovative Start-ups Scheme Incentive Guidelines Innovative Start-ups Scheme Issue Date: 6 th May 2010 Updated: 10 th April 2014 Version: 1.2 http://support.maltaenterprise.com CONTENTS 1. Introduction 4 2. Eligibility 5 3. Incentive

More information

Incentive Guidelines Research and Development - Tax Credits INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH PROJECTS; EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Incentive Guidelines Research and Development - Tax Credits INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH PROJECTS; EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Incentive Guidelines Research and Development - Tax Credits INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH PROJECTS; EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS COSTS (FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES).

More information

Local Energy Challenge Fund

Local Energy Challenge Fund Guidance for applicants to the Local Energy Challenge Fund Managed by Local Energy Scotland as part of the Scottish Government s CARES programme Version 1 15th August 2014 Local Energy Challenge Fund Guidance

More information

Application Form. Green Infrastructure Fund

Application Form. Green Infrastructure Fund Application Form Green Infrastructure Fund January 2016 Application Form For guidance on completing this form, please refer to the Green Infrastructure Fund Application Form Guidance which explains the

More information

Coast to Capital ERDF Sector Specific Business Support Call Launch Event

Coast to Capital ERDF Sector Specific Business Support Call Launch Event Coast to Capital ERDF Sector Specific Business Support Call Launch Event Tuesday 25 th July 2017 Welcome Thank you coming today, at Coast to Capital LEP What is Coast to Capital LEP? Coast to Capital Local

More information

Priority Axis 3: Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Priority Axis 3: Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme Call for Proposals European Regional Development Fund Priority Axis 3: Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

More information

Application Form Green Infrastructure Fund

Application Form Green Infrastructure Fund Application Form Green Infrastructure Fund Round 2 July 2016 Application Form For guidance on completing this form, please refer to the Green Infrastructure Fund Application Form Guidance which explains

More information

Heritage Grants - Receiving a grant. Mentoring and monitoring; Permission to Start; and Grant payment

Heritage Grants - Receiving a grant. Mentoring and monitoring; Permission to Start; and Grant payment Heritage Grants - Receiving a grant Mentoring and monitoring; Permission to Start; and September 2017 1 Introduction... 2 Filling in forms... 2 Before Starting... 2 Reporting on progress... 3 Mentoring

More information

Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund

Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund Project Call: Expression of Interest (EOI) Information for applicants Open: 1 September 2017 Close: Noon October 2017 1. Introduction This document provides background

More information

FILM ENTERPRISE GUIDELINES

FILM ENTERPRISE GUIDELINES FILM ENTERPRISE GUIDELINES These guidelines relate to Creative England s Film Enterprise, a dedicated programme of support for film-related businesses based in England (outside of Greater London). We also

More information

Industry Fellowships 1. Overview

Industry Fellowships 1. Overview Industry Fellowships 1. Overview The Industry Fellowship scheme aims to enhance knowledge transfer in science and technology between those in industry and those in academia. It provides opportunities for

More information

Gloucester Independent Community Legacy Fund Application Form Application Part II

Gloucester Independent Community Legacy Fund Application Form Application Part II Application Form Application Part II Applicant Details Key Contact Name Position Phone Email Address Postal Address Organisation ABN Name Registered Address Email Address Postal Address Website 1 Application

More information

Partner Declaration ITALY-CROATIA PROGRAMME

Partner Declaration ITALY-CROATIA PROGRAMME Partner Declaration ITALY-CROATIA PROGRAMME Before filling in the declaration with due care and attention, the Partner Organisation is requested to read the section D of the Programme Factsheet n. 4 Project

More information

I 2 Program Frequently Asked Questions

I 2 Program Frequently Asked Questions I 2 Program Frequently Asked Questions What is the Genome BC Industry Innovation (I 2 ) Program? The I 2 Program offers repayable growth capital to businesses (with less than 500 employees), commercializing

More information

ERDF Call Launch Event

ERDF Call Launch Event ERDF Call Launch Event Welcome, introductions and overview of the day Kirsten Trussell, Head of Strategy & Policy at Coast to Capital Overview of Coast to Capital and the ERDF Programme Councillor Helyn

More information

THE FOOD ACADEMY START PROGRAMME (Dublin Region) 2017 Local Enterprise Offices: Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal, South Dublin

THE FOOD ACADEMY START PROGRAMME (Dublin Region) 2017 Local Enterprise Offices: Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal, South Dublin THE FOOD ACADEMY START PROGRAMME (Dublin Region) 2017 Local Enterprise Offices: Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal, South Dublin FOOD ACADEMY START Food Academy is a training programme aimed at

More information

DRAFT USE ONLY. Disclaimer

DRAFT USE ONLY. Disclaimer DRAFT USE ONLY Disclaimer This document is a draft version of the proposed BEC 2017 Application form and is for information purposes only to allow interested parties to prepare the information required

More information

Market Discovery Fund

Market Discovery Fund Market Discovery Fund Company Guidelines 1. OVERVIEW The aim of the Market Discovery Fund is to incentivise companies to research viable and sustainable market entry strategies in new geographic markets.

More information

Incentive Guidelines Network Support Scheme (Assistance for collaboration)

Incentive Guidelines Network Support Scheme (Assistance for collaboration) Incentive Guidelines Network Support Scheme (Assistance for collaboration) Issue Date: 5th April 2011 Version: 1.4 Updated: 20 th March 2014 http://support.maltaenterprise.com Contents Incentive Guidelines

More information

The Growth Fund Guidance

The Growth Fund Guidance The Growth Fund Guidance A programme developed in partnership between Big Lottery Fund, Big Society Capital, Access the Foundation for Social Investment Guidance What s it all about? The social investment

More information

Application Form for Business Expansion Grant

Application Form for Business Expansion Grant Application Form for Business Expansion Grant Freedom of Information The Local Enterprise Office will not release any information received as part of this application unless it is required by law, including

More information

2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme. Call for Proposals European Social Fund. Priority Axis 2 : Skills for Growth

2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme. Call for Proposals European Social Fund. Priority Axis 2 : Skills for Growth 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme Call for Proposals European Social Fund Priority Axis 2: Skills for Growth Managing Authority ESI Fund Priority Axis: Investment Priority

More information

Application Form for Priming Grant

Application Form for Priming Grant Application Form for Priming Grant Freedom of Information The Local Enterprise Office will not release any information received as part of this application unless it is required by law, including the Freedom

More information

Priority Axis 1: Promoting Research and Innovation

Priority Axis 1: Promoting Research and Innovation 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme Call for Proposals European Regional Development Fund Priority Axis 1: Promoting Research and Innovation Managing Authority: Fund:

More information

The Hardship and Retention Fund

The Hardship and Retention Fund STUDENT FUNDING TEAM The Hardship and Retention Fund 2016-17 Information and guidance notes for completion of the application form to apply for help from the fund. What is it for? The University of Exeter

More information

VisitScotland Growth Fund. Marketing Scotland Together. Application Form

VisitScotland Growth Fund. Marketing Scotland Together. Application Form VisitScotland Growth Fund Marketing Scotland Together Application Form SECTION A: APPLICANT DETAILS Q1 Name of applicant group or organisation Q2 Name of project Q3 Project start date Month Year Q4 Details

More information

GRANTfinder Special Feature

GRANTfinder Special Feature GRANTfinder Special Feature Successfully Securing Grant Funding: A Beginner s Guide Article submitted by Robert Kelk, Information Researcher Introduction Even in times of economic austerity, funding bodies

More information

Do not use this document as your application form. You can only submit an application using the online form

Do not use this document as your application form. You can only submit an application using the online form Entrepreneurs Programme Accelerating Commercialisation Version [Date issued] This document informs you of the questions we will ask you in the online form when you apply for Accelerating Commercialisation.

More information

GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS INTERREG VA

GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS INTERREG VA GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS INTERREG VA Cross-border Programme for Territorial Co-operation 2014-2020, Northern Ireland, Border Region of Ireland and Western Scotland & PEACE IV EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation

More information

Structural Funds Outline Assessment ESIF-Form-X-XXX

Structural Funds Outline Assessment ESIF-Form-X-XXX Structural Funds Outline Assessment ESIF-Form-X-XXX The Outline Assessment must be completed by the Managing Authority (MA) based exclusively on the Outline Application (including any appendices). This

More information

External Evaluation Tender Brief

External Evaluation Tender Brief 1 External Evaluation Tender Brief 1. Project Background The Inspiring Enterprise and Growth Project is funded under Investment Priority 3a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Programme Promoting

More information

Guidance Notes for Applicants

Guidance Notes for Applicants Guidance Notes for Applicants These notes are to be read before completing your application form and are designed to help you with your application. It is recommended that you discuss the project with

More information

SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL GRANT SCHEME GUIDANCE NOTES. For. Matched Funded Grants Maximum 2,000

SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL GRANT SCHEME GUIDANCE NOTES. For. Matched Funded Grants Maximum 2,000 SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL GRANT SCHEME GUIDANCE NOTES For Matched Funded Grants Maximum 2,000 2017-2018 Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) has created a Sustainable Travel Grant Scheme (STGS) which councils,

More information

Aboriginal Community Capital Grants Program Guide

Aboriginal Community Capital Grants Program Guide APPLICATION GUIDE FOR THE ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY CAPITAL GRANTS PROGRAM WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU APPLY Before completing your Aboriginal Community Capital Grants Program application, please read

More information

Apart from PIs and RSEs, other applicants under the Startup SG Tech must meet the following eligibility criteria:

Apart from PIs and RSEs, other applicants under the Startup SG Tech must meet the following eligibility criteria: Startup SG Tech FAQ A. Eligibility 1. What are the eligibility criteria under Startup SG Tech? The Startup SG Tech is primarily aimed at startups that are registered or incorporated in Singapore and physically

More information

Guidelines for completing an application for RD&I and Agile Innovation funding

Guidelines for completing an application for RD&I and Agile Innovation funding Guidelines for completing an application for RD&I and Agile Innovation funding Enterprise Ireland Last updated: 09 November 2017 http://www.enterprise-ireland.com/randd TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 Introduction

More information

Incentive Guidelines Business START

Incentive Guidelines Business START Incentive Guidelines Business START Issue Date: 1 st June 2015 Update: 1 st July 2016 Version: 3 http://support.maltaenterprise.com Malta Enterprise staff may support interested applicants to understand

More information

All funding under the Scheme will be allocated on the basis of open competitive calls for expressions of interest.

All funding under the Scheme will be allocated on the basis of open competitive calls for expressions of interest. 1 Enterprise Ireland is the Government agency responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. Enterprise Ireland works in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them

More information

Dublin City Council Arts Grant Criteria and Guidelines for 2015

Dublin City Council Arts Grant Criteria and Guidelines for 2015 SECTION A CRITERIA FOR ARTS GRANT 2015 All applicants must read the accompanying Criteria and Guidelines in full before completing the application form. There are three categories of funding: Revenue:

More information

Transatlantic Strategy Forum

Transatlantic Strategy Forum EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR EXTERNAL RELATIONS Transatlantic Strategy Forum CALL FOR PROPOSALS N o RELEX/C1/2009/TSF Application Deadline: 14 April 2009 An amount of EUR 50,000 was earmarked

More information

Grants for the Arts How to apply. 15,000 and under

Grants for the Arts How to apply. 15,000 and under Grants for the Arts How to apply 15,000 and under Contents Welcome... 4 Eligibility... 8 Using our online system an introduction... 17 Using our online system applicant profiles... 19 Your applicant profile...

More information

Workforce Development Fund

Workforce Development Fund Workforce Development Fund 2018 19 Partnership application form guidance January 2018 (v1.0) Contents Introduction... 2 The application process and timetable... 2 Qualifications and learning programmes

More information

ERDF-WI-8-001Claims Work Instruction for Grant Recipients ERDF-GN MCIS Claim Editor User Guide

ERDF-WI-8-001Claims Work Instruction for Grant Recipients ERDF-GN MCIS Claim Editor User Guide MCIS Procurement Screen Related Documents Work Instruction Guidance ERDF-WI-8-001Claims Work Instruction for Grant Recipients ERDF-GN-1-008 MCIS Claim Editor User Guide 1. About the procurement screen

More information

Bishop Laney s Charity

Bishop Laney s Charity Bishop Laney s Charity POLICY FOR GRANT MAKING To help those under twenty-five, in the Parishes of Ely and Soham in the furtherance of their careers 08/08/2013 1 INDEX 3 General rules 4 Apprenticeships

More information

Incentive Guidelines Research and Development INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH PROJECTS; EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; EUREKA AND EUROSTARS

Incentive Guidelines Research and Development INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH PROJECTS; EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; EUREKA AND EUROSTARS Incentive Guidelines Research and Development 2014-2020 INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH PROJECTS; EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; EUREKA AND EUROSTARS PROGRAMME Issue Date: 1 st November 2014 Updated 8 th June

More information

CC1 - COMMUNITY CHEST APPLICATION FORM

CC1 - COMMUNITY CHEST APPLICATION FORM For office use only Application Ref No. Organisation Ref No: Date of receipt: Amount Requested : CC1 - COMMUNITY CHEST APPLICATION FORM 1. To determine the eligibility of your project, please read the

More information

UNSOLICITED PROPOSALS

UNSOLICITED PROPOSALS VI-4 UNSOLICITED PROPOSALS 1.0 Applicability. This policy and procedure applies to Unsolicited Proposals received by RTD. It is not designed to address unsolicited proposals regarding the acquisition,

More information

Request for Quotation. Brand Development

Request for Quotation. Brand Development Request for Quotation Brand Development 1 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Overview About Arch Arch has been established by Northumberland County Council as a private sector armslength development company with a clear

More information

Priority Axis 3: Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises - International Trade Performance

Priority Axis 3: Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises - International Trade Performance 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme Call for Proposals European Regional Development Fund Priority Axis 3: Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

More information

Ocean Energy Prototype Research and Development Programme. Application Guide. Date: 18/2/2015

Ocean Energy Prototype Research and Development Programme. Application Guide. Date: 18/2/2015 Ocean Energy Prototype Research and Development Programme Application Guide Date: 18/2/2015 This programme is supported by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). SEAI is partly financed by

More information

Government Support for Research and Development in the UK

Government Support for Research and Development in the UK Government Support for Research and Development in the UK Business Information Factsheet BIF513 October 2016 Introduction The UK Government, and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern

More information

VICTORIAN INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION POLICY (VIPP) SUPPLIER GUIDELINES

VICTORIAN INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION POLICY (VIPP) SUPPLIER GUIDELINES VICTORIAN INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION POLICY (VIPP) SUPPLIER GUIDELINES Page 1 of 21 Policy Statement - the Victorian Industry Participation Policy (VIPP) The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that

More information

Application For Charitable Donation

Application For Charitable Donation Please read carefully the notes on our web page before completing this application form. Please use the space provided and only enclose reports and brochures if absolutely necessary. A short covering letter

More information

Guidelines for the Major Eligible Employer Grant Program

Guidelines for the Major Eligible Employer Grant Program Guidelines for the Major Eligible Employer Grant Program Purpose: The Major Eligible Employer Grant Program ( MEE ) is used to encourage major basic employers to invest in Virginia and to provide a significant

More information

RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME LEADER GRANT APPLICATION FORM

RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME LEADER GRANT APPLICATION FORM 1 RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2014-2020 LEADER GRANT APPLICATION FORM Guidance tes are provided for each question to assist your organisation to complete the application form. You should read these carefully

More information

Deadline: 12 noon Thursday 21 June 2018

Deadline: 12 noon Thursday 21 June 2018 2018 Funding Round Saving 2000 lives a year in Yorkshire by 2025 Full Application Form Deadline: 12 noon Thursday 21 June 2018 Applications must be sent in Microsoft Word format to research@ycr.org.uk.

More information

TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY STUDY GRANT

TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY STUDY GRANT WEST LIMERICK RESOURCES CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY STUDY GRANT KEY DATES Call Announcement: 2 nd January 2017 Deadline for Submission of Expression of Interest (EOI): Deadline

More information

Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) Handbook

Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) Handbook Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) Handbook Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) Handbook Contents 1. Purpose and Scope... 1 2. Overview... 2 3. The Application Process... 5 4. AEDF Requirements...

More information

Eco Energies (CCI Nice Côte d Azur)

Eco Energies (CCI Nice Côte d Azur) Eco Energies () France Alpes-Maritimes & Var OWNERSHIP Program authority Program Delivery unit Implementation Model Operating Services Type of projects Ambition/targets Funding Vehicle Financial Instruments

More information

New Business Grants Funding Guidelines

New Business Grants Funding Guidelines New Business Grants Funding Guidelines The Greater Shepparton City Council invites you to make an application for funding through the New Business Grant. The New Business Grant has been established in

More information

Follow this and additional works at: Part of the Business Commons

Follow this and additional works at:  Part of the Business Commons University of South Florida Scholar Commons College of Business Publications College of Business 3-1-2004 The economic contributions of Florida's small business development centers to the state economy

More information

2017 results (HoC library): 2

2017 results (HoC library):  2 WOMEN S VOTE CENTENARY GRANTS SCHEME LARGE GRANT FUND ROUND 2 - GUIDANCE Women s Vote Centenary Grants Scheme Background The Representation of the People Act in 1918 extended the vote to women for the

More information

The new R&D tax incentive. Submission to the Senate Economics Committee 26 May 2010

The new R&D tax incentive. Submission to the Senate Economics Committee 26 May 2010 The new R&D tax incentive Submission to the Senate Economics Committee 26 May 2010 Executive Summary NSW Business Chamber welcomes this opportunity to make a submission regarding the Tax Laws Amendment

More information

EU Cohesion Policy : legislative proposals

EU Cohesion Policy : legislative proposals EU Cohesion Policy 2014-2020: legislative proposals Background On 5 October 2011 the European Commission adopted a draft legislative package which will frame EU Structural Funds in Wales for the period

More information

POLICY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SOLAR PARKS IN THE STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH

POLICY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SOLAR PARKS IN THE STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH Preamble: POLICY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SOLAR PARKS IN THE STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH State Government (GoMP) has notified its policy for implementation of solar power based projects 2012. In clause number 4

More information

Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources in the Domestic Sector PV Grant Scheme 2016/PV/ERDF - Application Part A

Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources in the Domestic Sector PV Grant Scheme 2016/PV/ERDF - Application Part A REWS Ref No: Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources in the Domestic Sector PV Grant Scheme 2016/PV/ERDF - Application Part A All sections of the form must be completed and submitted in the original form.

More information

SPIRIT, SLOVENIAN PUBLIC AGENCY FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INTERNATIONALISATION, FOREIGN INVESTMENTS AND TECHNOLOGY

SPIRIT, SLOVENIAN PUBLIC AGENCY FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INTERNATIONALISATION, FOREIGN INVESTMENTS AND TECHNOLOGY SPIRIT, SLOVENIAN PUBLIC AGENCY FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INTERNATIONALISATION, FOREIGN INVESTMENTS AND TECHNOLOGY CALL FOR PROPOSALS UNDER THE FDI INCENTIVE SCHEME First Capital Entry into the Republic of

More information

NORTH WEST DOCTORAL TRAINING CENTRE

NORTH WEST DOCTORAL TRAINING CENTRE NORTH WEST DOCTORAL TRAINING CENTRE Research Training Support Grant (RTSG) Guidance (Updated July 2017) What is RTSG? Page 2 Who can claim RTSG funding? Page 2 How is RTSG claimed? Page 2 What can RTSG

More information

Rural Development Programme for England ( ) LEADER APPLICANT HANDBOOK

Rural Development Programme for England ( ) LEADER APPLICANT HANDBOOK Rural Development Programme for England (2014-2020) LEADER APPLICANT HANDBOOK Guidance for applicants applying to the West Cornwall LEADER Local Action Group (LAG) Contact: Emma Kehyaian, West Cornwall

More information

Factsheet 3: The General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER) in Interreg Baltic Sea Region

Factsheet 3: The General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER) in Interreg Baltic Sea Region Factsheet 3: The General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER) in Interreg Baltic Sea Region Please note: Legal basis: COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 651/2014 of 17 June 2014 declaring certain categories of aid

More information

Support for Projects in Developing Countries. Birgit Nevala

Support for Projects in Developing Countries. Birgit Nevala Support for Projects in Developing Countries Birgit Nevala 2015 Finnpartnership Background and objective Financed by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, managed by Finnfund Promotes business cooperation

More information

2015 FSB Wessex Regional Local Authority Small Business Friendly Awards Dorset

2015 FSB Wessex Regional Local Authority Small Business Friendly Awards Dorset 2015 FSB Wessex Regional Local Authority Small Business Friendly Awards Dorset Contents Dorset Page 1 Winner Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Winner North Dorset District Council Purbeck District Council Best All

More information

Lottery Capital Programme. Help Notes. Feasibility Study

Lottery Capital Programme. Help Notes. Feasibility Study Lottery Capital Programme Help Notes Feasibility Study Arts Council of Wales March 2017 The Arts Council of Wales is committed to making information available in large print, Braille, British Sign Language,

More information

Generating cash from Irish R&D activities

Generating cash from Irish R&D activities Tax and Legal Services Research & development incentives Generating cash from Irish R&D activities PwC contacts: Liam Diamond Tax Partner Inward Investment Leader Office: +353 1 792 6579 Mobile: +353 86

More information

ERDF : Low Carbon Travel and Transport (LCTT) Programme

ERDF : Low Carbon Travel and Transport (LCTT) Programme ERDF 2014-2020: Low Carbon Travel and Transport (LCTT) Programme ROUND 2 Last updated 6 November 2017 Frequently Asked Questions 1.0 European Structural Funds 1.1 What are these and what will be the impact

More information

Guidelines for the Virginia Investment Partnership Grant Program

Guidelines for the Virginia Investment Partnership Grant Program Guidelines for the Virginia Investment Partnership Grant Program Purpose: The Virginia Investment Partnership Grant Program ( VIP ) is used to encourage existing Virginia manufacturers or research and

More information

EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER GRANT SCHEME FUNDING RULES AND GUIDELINES FOR FUNDING COMMENCING JANUARY 2018

EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER GRANT SCHEME FUNDING RULES AND GUIDELINES FOR FUNDING COMMENCING JANUARY 2018 EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER GRANT SCHEME FUNDING RULES AND GUIDELINES FOR FUNDING COMMENCING JANUARY 2018 CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 6 th September 2017 4.00pm 1 Page Contents INTRODUCTION... 3 2. SCHEME OBJECTIVES...

More information

Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Council

Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Council Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Council 26, Kisan Bhavan, IIIrd floor, Jail road, Arera Hills, Bhopal - 4620011 e- mail - mpbiotechnologycouncil @ gmail.com Tel.No. 0755-2577185, 186 Fax- 0755-2577187 APPLICATION

More information

Terms & Conditions of Award

Terms & Conditions of Award PART 1 1. INTRODUCTION 1 Terms & Conditions of Award 1.1. Part 1 of this Terms & Conditions of Award document sets out the standard terms and conditions for all British Academy awards. Additional terms

More information

Disability Awareness Grant Scheme Promoting Positive Attitudes to. People with Disabilities. Guidance Manual for Grant Applications 2016

Disability Awareness Grant Scheme Promoting Positive Attitudes to. People with Disabilities. Guidance Manual for Grant Applications 2016 Disability Awareness Grant Scheme 2016 Promoting Positive Attitudes to People with Disabilities Guidance Manual for Grant Applications 2016 1 1. The Grant Scheme 1. Introduction Promoting positive attitudes

More information

SOME OF THE LATEST GRANT FUNDING STREAMS

SOME OF THE LATEST GRANT FUNDING STREAMS SOME OF THE LATEST GRANT FUNDING STREAMS Affordable Homes Programme 2015-18 Homes & Communities Agency On 27 January 2014 the Homes & Communities Agency (HCA) launched the prospectus inviting housing associations,

More information

Regional Jobs and Investment Packages

Regional Jobs and Investment Packages Regional Jobs and Investment Packages Version 1 March 2017 Contents 1. Regional Jobs and Investment Packages process... 5 2. Introduction... 6 3. Program overview... 6 4. Grant funding available... 7 4.1

More information

ERDF : Low Carbon Travel and Transport (LCTT) Programme

ERDF : Low Carbon Travel and Transport (LCTT) Programme ERDF 2014-2020: Low Carbon Travel and Transport (LCTT) Programme Frequently Asked Questions 1.0 European Structural Funds 1.1 What are these and what will be the impact of UK s referendum decision to leave

More information

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE CREATION OF UP TO 25 TRANSFER NETWORKS

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE CREATION OF UP TO 25 TRANSFER NETWORKS Terms of reference CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE CREATION OF UP TO 25 TRANSFER NETWORKS Open 15 September 2017 10 January 2018 September 2017 1 TABLE OF CONTENT SECTION 1 - ABOUT URBACT III & TRANSNATIONAL

More information

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON HISTORIC SPINE SHOP FRONT GRANT SCHEME

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON HISTORIC SPINE SHOP FRONT GRANT SCHEME STRATFORD-UPON-AVON HISTORIC SPINE SHOP FRONT GRANT SCHEME GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS BACKGROUND In early 2010, the District Council set aside a small budget to support a grant scheme designed to improve

More information

Austria: Public support measures for SME innovation: Some lessons from Austria

Austria: Public support measures for SME innovation: Some lessons from Austria 3rd COBIK CONFERENCE Austria: Public support measures for SME innovation: Some lessons from Austria Michael Stampfer, WWTF 1 Executive Summary: Austria has started from a weak position as regards firm

More information

The Newton Advanced Fellowship

The Newton Advanced Fellowship The Newton Advanced Fellowship 1. Overview This programme focuses on early to mid-career international researchers who have already established (or are in the process of establishing) a research group

More information

Career Development Fellowships 2018 Guidelines for Applicants. Applications close 12 noon 05 April 2018

Career Development Fellowships 2018 Guidelines for Applicants. Applications close 12 noon 05 April 2018 Career Development Fellowships 2018 Guidelines for Applicants Applications close 12 noon 05 April 2018 Contents Definitions 3 Overview 4 Career Development Fellowship (CDF) 5 Eligibility 7 Assessment of

More information