A quick-fire, online breakfast event featuring the latest funding and business support for your small business

Event details

Do you struggle knowing what business support and grants are available to help you and your business? Then why not join FSB, Norfolk County Council, and partners for this quick-fire, 60-minute online breakfast event, especially tailored for rural and market town businesses in Norfolk.

The event will include information about a number of key grants and programmes, including:

DRIVE grant programme: A capital grant worth between £5,000 and £40,000 (up to 40% of total project costs) for Norfolk and Suffolk businesses.

Insight Apprentice programme: A tailored package of support for Norfolk SMEs looking to recruit the right apprentice for their business.

Innovation Grant Mentoring: Mentoring and bid writing support for Norfolk and Suffolk businesses, helping you get the funding you need to develop an innovative business project.

Internet of Things Network: The largest free-to-use public sector long range wide area network (LoRaWAN) in the UK to support connectivity and innovation for rural businesses.

Experience: A project working with traditional tourism organisations (such as accommodation and museums) and less traditional businesses (such as foresters, yarn spinners, and potters) to develop exciting, sustainable experiential activities. It also aims to attract new visitors to Norfolk to support tourism businesses, using local knowledge to co-create innovative new tourism offers.

New Anglia Small Grants scheme: This scheme offers grants from £1,000 to £25,000 to help you grow your business. These normally cover up to 20% of your total project costs.

Event contact

For help and support regarding this event, please telephone our dedicated events helpline 01253 336028 or email [email protected].

Further information

  • New to virtual networking? Find out more about FSB virtual events and a quick guide to getting started here.
  • We want all attendees to feel welcome - please read our statement on Diversity and inclusion here.
  • To help ensure things run smoothly, please refer to our Events terms and conditions here.