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The Green Recovery and Innovation Programme

Are you an SME in North or West Northamptonshire looking to grow, improve productivity and increase the sustainability of your business in 2022? Enrol on the Green Recovery and Innovation Programme.

The effects of climate change are becoming clearer and clearer and are currently only set to get worse. The science is unambiguous; we need to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by 2050 or risk facing serious consequences.

SMEs in North and West Northamptonshire are invited to enrol onto our new programme designed to increase innovation levels and improve the green credentials of local businesses.

Enrol today to get support on innovation projects and set decarbonisation measures. Once you have a completed Innovation or Decarbonisation Plan in place, you may be able to access funding to help you execute it. Information on the steps necessary to access a Green Recovery and Innovation Grant can be found below:

GRIP Grant Guidance
GRIP Grant Criteria and Assessment
GRIP Grant Application Form

 

HOW IT WORKS

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Tailored business support: Work with an expert adviser to discuss, identify and plan decarbonisation and/or innovation plans.

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Workshops: Attend a variety of workshops designed to boost productivity and make your business more sustainable now, and in the future.

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Apply for grant funding: Apply for a revenue grant of up to £10,000 to support you in implementing your innovation and decarbonisation plans, including minor equipment items of up to £5,000 (50% private sector match required).

HOW CAN MY BUSINESS BENEFIT?

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Gain a competitive advantage: Stakeholders, employees and consumers increasingly expect businesses to adopt ambitious climate targets.

Improve efficiency, reduce costs: Business that manage resources more efficiently can reduce their operating costs and increase profitability.

Enhance access to capital: People want to be associated with companies that have the right impact on the world.

Grow your business and your brand: Take actions that represent what you stand for as a company and show your customers you care.

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Eligibility

This programme is open to small-to-medium sized businesses in West and North Northamptonshire. Businesses outside of these areas can still access support; please email [email protected] to find out more.

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This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.