Project Delivery: Grants4Growth – Cambridgeshire Business Broker
The Client: Breckland District Council
The Brief: To act as the Business Broker in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for the Grants4Growth business grant programme
The Work: Acting as an Associate of Deyton Bell Limited as the contracted supplier to the client, Katie was appointed to act in the capacity of Business Broker for the area of Greater Cambridgeshire and Peterborough from September 2014 to June 2015. The ERDF funded programme was targeted at SME businesses and provided grants to support business growth and carbon reduction. Katie was a first point of contact for businesses interested in the programme, responding to enquiries and supporting them through the application and claim processes. Katie worked closely with local economic development officers and the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership to promote the scheme including attending funding fairs and business exhibitions.
The Outcome: Katie engaged directly with over 200 local businesses during the contract period resulting in 46 successful grant awards being made and hitting the output targets set for the LEP area for the scheme.