Leicester charity The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity are doubling the amount of money they’re offering as part of their business grants scheme.

The scheme will now see £100,000 in grants being delivered to enterprises which fulfil its criteria. If successful individual applicants will receive £5,000.

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • over 18 and under 45 years of age as at 29th August 2024
  • currently resident in Leicestershire or Rutland and operating your business from within this area
  • running your business currently, and have been doing so for at least 1+ year and no more than 5 years
  • have an annual turnover of between £8,000 and £150,000
  • able to demonstrate a real need for the grant and the positive impact receiving it will have on your business
  • a sole trader, partnership or limited company.
  • We regret we are unable to accept applications from any individual / business which was successful in receiving a grant from us in previous years.

To apply, download and complete the application form, supporting guidance and optional equal opportunities form, and return it via post or email by the deadline, which is 9am on 16th August.