Lichfield District start up grant scheme

Further information

Grant information

  • We will pay a one-off grant of £3,000 towards eligible project costs.
  • The grant is designed to assist residents start a business within Lichfield District through overcoming the financial barrier of starting up a business. Applications need to outline the start-up business plan, how the grant and project items requested will be able to achieve this. 
  • All grants must be claimed within a month of receiving a confirmation letter.
  • Successful applicants must complete a six month progress report and submit this to us to show how beneficial the grant has been
    for their start up business. 
  • Grants awarded will be only paid following the submission of an invoice/receipt of items detailed in the application form.

Documentation needed

Applicants must submit the following supporting documents with the application form:

  • a business plan
  • financial projections for the next year
  • a CV
  • evidence of being economically inactive such as:
    • redundancy letter
    • P45 letter
    • proof of leaving full time education
    • Universal Credit payments