Friday, June 9, 2023

Call for Applications: Stafford Borough Council’s Hospitality Tourism and Leisure Fund


Applications are being accepted by The Stafford Borough Council for availing Hospitality Tourism and Leisure Fund to increase visitor numbers to venues that provide in person services. Please note that last date to avail this funding opportunity is 1st March 2022. Do not miss this excellent funding opportunity.

Type of Fund: Grant

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Funding Amount:  £5,000

Grants of up to £5,000 will be available to businesses in the Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure sector who have plans to develop and grow their businesses in 2022.

Expressions of interest are invited from the following Stafford Borough venues:
• Amusements and visitor attractions (family entertainment centres)
• Art Gallery / Museum (privately owned)
• Bars, Pubs, Restaurants, Cafes with indoor/outdoor seating
• Bowling Allies, Ice Rinks
• Camping, Glamping and Caravan sites
• Discotheques, Night Clubs
• Dance centres
• Hotels, Registered B&B (not Airbnb accommodation)
• Private Leisure Centres
• Private Outdoor Pursuits Centres
• Private Play Centres /Soft Play Centres/Trampoline Centres
• Private Golf Courses and Driving Ranges
• Sexual Entertainment Venues
• Sports Clubs (e.g. football, rugby)
• Theatres / Cinemas / Event Spaces

What will the grant cover?
Examples of eligible expenditure:
• Website design
• Marketing material – brochures, flyers, leaflets, posters
• Specialist Advice – HR / Finance / Marketing / Legal
• New additional capital equipment – coffee machines, catering equipment, IT equipment
• New signage, seating, marquees
• Advertising, PR, Publicity costs

Who is eligible?
Any business listed above provided:
• The business is not a home based business
• The business can provide a full set of trading accounts
• The business can outline plans for growing or developing the business
• The business employs less than 250 full-time equivalent persons
• The business has annual turnover less than 50 million.

For more information please visit the following link

Eligible Countries: United Kingdom

Business Categories:
Tourism, Business, Hotel and Restaurant Industry


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