Central Bedfordshire Council are working with local partners to support businesses, as they invest to grow through innovation, exporting, assist with the commercialisation of ideas and to enhance sustainability.
The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.
The Rural England Prosperity Fund is a government grant which supports activities that specifically address the particular challenges faced by rural areas.
The programme commences in November 2023 and ends in March 2025. The Business & Investment Team were awarded £2.06m and businesses can apply for business support and associated funding, which are focused on our chosen interventions.
If you would like further information about UKSPF and REPF then email firstname.lastname@example.org