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This page will signpost you to the various organisations and funds available.
If you would like to discuss your specific needs then please contact Stephanie Durling on 01732 853170 or email email@example.com
Expansion East Kent ( EXEK)
Want to start or expand a business in the districts of Canterbury, Dover, Shepway or Thanet but don't have the capital? The Expansion East Kent scheme may be able to help.
We have £35 million available in the form of 0% interest loans to invest in East Kent
To apply for investment support from Expansion East Kent you must be:
- a sole trader, partnership, limited company or a not for profit business and be providing employment – either creating or safeguarding jobs in the East Kent area, (Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Thanet districts).
You should only apply if your investment proposal can demonstrate:
- the need for financial support to go ahead.
- that your business viable, has good growth potential and be self-sustaining by the completion of the investment.
- that you are able to access other funding sources.
Full information, details of the application process can be found on the KCC website at
Leader - What can it do for your business?
This document provides a summary of how New Leader. The programme will run from period 2008-2013 and each Local Action Group (LAG) will have around £350,000 to distribute. Grants range from 30-80% of the project costs. For more details please download the summary ' What Can Leader Do For You' .
To find out if you are in a LEADER area by visiting http://www.seeda.org.uk/rdpe/ and using the postcode tool.
Download: What Can Leader do for you