Melton Borough Council is offering grants of up to £15k to startups, business growth, the high street and retail sector and developing the tourism economy.

The Discretionary Business Grants Fund is a pot of £300,000 from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF).

The fund has been designed to support businesses with projects that meet certain criteria, details of which are available on the council’s website.

Applications have opened for submission from local businesses across the borough and will close on Wednesday 1st November 2023 at 11:59pm.

Businesses across Melton are also encouraged to access a new programme of business support, the Leicestershire Business Advice Service (LBAS), funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.