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Recovery and Growth Fund 2021

In August 2021, South Holland District Council announced the launch of a new funding scheme for South Holland businesses - the South Holland Recovery and Growth Fund, which was aimed at helping local businesses recover from the impact of COVID-19 and invest for future growth.

The Council created the scheme using the District's remaining allocation of Government COVID-19 support for businesses and the funds could be used for a variety of different business needs including website development, staff training & development costs, Equipment and machinery or other assets and more.

Through the Fund the Council was able to provide over £1.2 million in grant funding to over 140 businesses across the District. We have approached some of those who received the grant to get their feedback on the scheme and how they used the funding. 

PSP IT Design & Development

GH Security Systems said: "Very well organised from the staff involved. Deborah & Sandra are a credit to your team. Nothing but help along the way & fast responses on the emails if needed."

Welland Power

CVG Solutions Ltd said: "The instructions were clear and support was given at every step of the process. Communication was swift and professional. The approval following the submission was quick as well as the claim and I was regularly kept updated on progress."

Ace Tones Entertainments Ltd

Polkadot Pantomimes said: "It was a fairly straightforward from to complete, the questions were asked in an easy‐to‐understand way".

Opperman Plants Ltd

A9K Systems Limited said: "I thought the freedom to choose exactly what my own business needed from the grant was amazing".

Grant Funding in South Holland with Councillor Nick Worth 

Whilst this scheme closed in summer 2021, should you wish to discuss available grants schemes, such as the Council's Grants4Growth project, or some of the amazing Business opportunities that South Holland has to offer please contact our Economic Development team at