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Vision Derbyshire Start up grants

The Vision Derbyshire Business Start-Up and Business Support Grant Scheme offers capital and revenue support for early stage businesses registered in Derbyshire.

You must be in your first 12 months of trading and registered with Companies House or HMRC and selling either business to business or business to consumer. 

Grants of up to £10,000 may be available.

Where the project value is £1,000 - £4,000, a grant of up to 50% will be provided. For projects of £4,000 - £10,000, 25% grants will be awarded.

Funding must go towards:

  • ICT infrastructure
  • Tools/machinery
  • Monitoring/measuring apparatus
  • Website 
  • Marketing materials
  • Event stands and associated costs - travel
  • Business cards/stationery
  • Start-up equipment
  • Relocation/fit out costs (not moving transport costs)
  • Improving/extending premises (subject to planning permission)
  • Activities that support new ways of working.  
  • Specialised training required to develop the business

To find out more about Vision Derbyshire  and request support please email with a brief description of your business venture, its current status and your contact details (name, address, email) and a Vision Derbyshire business advisor will be in touch.