Are given to assist a business, typically by Government Funding or Local Authorities. As long as the conditions of the grants are met, grants are not repayable. The grant provider will normally look for a return on their investment, examples include; job creation, increased turnover, increased productivity (often referred to as GVA), development of a pre-production prototype.
Examples of some grant schemes:
Grant for Business Investment (previously Selective Finance Investment in England)
Research and Development
Rural Development Programme
Local Authority funding for start ups & established businesses
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