Finance, grants and loans
The Royal Borough of Greenwich does not offer any form of financial assistance, whether loans or grants.
Instead, Greenwich Business Support Service can refer you to a professional business adviser who can advise you on raising funds for your business, plus other aspects of financial management.
Royal Greenwich business grant finder
The business grant finder contains an up-to-date database of grants, loans and other initiatives operating in the UK.
It holds details on over 4,000 initiatives, including European Commission grants, UK Government grants, local government grants and grants provided by corporate sponsors and charitable trusts.
Visit the Royal Greenwich business grant finder
Better Futures Clean Tech Incubator
The programme has a total budget of £1.6 million. The level of funding for individual businesses supported through the programme have not been stipulated. The package will include with leadership and management support, access to co-working space and business support in areas such as marketing, supply chain and product development.
Find out more about the Better Futures Clean Tech Incubator (London.gov.uk website)
Business and Local Government Data Research Centre
Small business owners, public sector organisations and local government including councils.
Find out more information on the Business and Local Government Data Research Centre website
Carbon Trust interest free loans
Interest free loans of up to £500,000 are available from the Carbon Trust to help businesses replace old equipment with new, energy efficient upgrades. No security is required - and the loans scheme is designed so that anticipated energy savings cover monthly repayments.
Find out more information on the Carbon Trust website
j4b provides a variety of business services including research and information on business funding opportunities which includes grants, soft loans and EU funding. Please note that a registration charge may apply.
Find out more information on the j4b website
Greenwich & Bexley Credit Union
Greenwich & Bexley Credit Union is a financial co-operative monitored and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Services include saving schemes and cheap loans.
Find out more information about the Greenwich & Bexley Credit Union
Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust
The amount allocated depends on how much funding is needed for the Apprenticeship.
Find out more information on the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust website
Mayor of London’s Scrappage Scheme – Ultra Low Emission Zone
The Mayor of London has launched a scrappage scheme to help mitigate the impact of the new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) . It will support micro businesses and charities as they prepare for the introduction of the ULEZ.