Tewkesbury Borough - Rural England Prosperity Fund Business Grant Scheme

Tewkesbury Borough Council has allocated £160,000 from the Government’s Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF) for small scale investment in micro and small enterprises in rural areas.

Who is eligible? 

The business must be:

  • Based in the eligible geographical areas of Tewkesbury Borough  (this can be checked using DEFRA's Magic Maps application – please see the grant guidance document for details).
  • Categorised as a micro or small business by the Government (please see the grant guidance document for definitions).
  • Trading from business premises in Tewkesbury Borough
  • Registered for business rates with Tewkesbury Borough Council or be an agricultural premises that is exempt from business rates

What will be funded?

Capital items or projects for business purposes.  Revenue costs (e.g. running costs or promotional activities) cannot be funded under this grant scheme.

How much funding is available?

Grant Funding will be between £3,000 - £24,999.

How to apply

The grant application process for 2024/25 funding, which is being administered by GRCC, is now open and the closing date for applicants is 9am on Monday, 22 July 2024.

Please use the links below to read the application guidelines and fill in and submit the online application form:


Online Application Form

All applications should be submitted using the online application form, before the closing date of  9am on Monday, 22 July 2024.

If you have questions or need help with your application, please contact Louise Fletcher at GRCC - email louisef@grcc.org.uk or phone 01452 528491.