Whether you are starting or growing a business, all businesses need money. We can help you secure the right type of funding for your business.


Start Up Loans

Start Up Loans  Arrow

Available through the Start Up Loans Company for entrepreneurs looking to start a business in Wales, and those running a business under two years old.

The Start Up Loans Company is a UK-wide, Government backed scheme, which offers a repayable loan to individuals over the age of 18 who have a viable business but no access to finance. The scheme funds businesses in every sector. As well as financial backing all loan recipients are given access to an adviser, free training events and exclusive business offers.


Ultimate Finance

Ultimate Finance  Arrow

Ultimate Finance gives UK’s SMEs the accessible funding they need to succeed. They're supporting businesses with finance that is fast, flexible and fair. Their unique portfolio of products enables them to tailor solutions that meet the needs of their customers and free them from the headache of funding. 


Swansea Council

Business start up grants available from Swansea Council  Arrow

This is a flexible grant delivered through a partnership with UK Steel Enterprise Ltd and the City and County of Swansea.

You can apply if you are a new business; either just starting or a business that has started within less than two years. Businesses must be based within the City and County of Swansea area.


Bridgend Council

Business funding available from Bridgend CBC  Arrow

Kick Start - available to new businesses or businesses in their first 12 months of trading. Business grants are available between £250 - £1,000 and are match funded at a rate of 50% of the project cost. Only capital items are eligible. All sectors are considered for this business grant.


Development Bank Wales

The Development Bank of Wales  Arrow

The Development Bank of Wales helps businesses get the capital they need to start up, strengthen and grow. There’s funding available for businesses at every growth stage. If you’re eligible and ready for investment, you have lots of options.


Newport Council

Grants from Newport City Council  Arrow

Grants of up to £1,500 are available from Newport City Council and UK Steel Enterprise to pre start ups and businesses up to 12 months old.


Caerphilly Council

Business support grants available from Caerphilly Council  Arrow

The Caerphilly Business Start-up Grant is a discretionary grant and can provide up to 50% of eligible project costs to a maximum of £500.


Rhondda Cynon Taf

Business funding available from Rhondda Cynon Taf  Arrow

Enterprise Support Programme - This flexible grant programme provides financial assistance to new or existing private and social enterprises that are based in Rhondda Cynon Taf, or are planning to locate to the County Borough.


Rhondda Cynon Taf

Early stage business grants from Blaenau Gwent Council  Arrow

Kick Start Plus is a joint initiative funded by UK Steel Enterprise and administered by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.


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