CDI Grant

​The Big House CDI Grant supports businesses in the Creative and Digital Industries sector in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to start and grow.​ Grants of between £1000 and £2500 are available.

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If you are enrolled with The Big House and can say YES to these...

  • Currently trading or Ready to Start Trading
  • You sell business to business NOT Business to Customer/Retail
  • Your business is based in Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire
  • You’re a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME)
  • Your business is registered with Companies House or HMRC

We could say YES to you!

Once approved, grant funding can be used to purchase services or equipment to help your business expand or diversify. 

What can the grant be used for?

Equipment to help your business expand or diversify:

  •  Computer hardware/software
  •  Tools/machinery
  •  Monitoring/measuring apparatus

Consultancy services to support your business to grow or branch out:

  •  Marketing plan
  •  IT projects
  •  Sales strategy

How much funding is available?

Grants of between £1000 and £2500 are available. This is for a maximum of 25% of eligible costs. Thus, in order to access the business grant, the minimum project spend is £4000.

Project SpendGrant Claimable 
£1,000Not eligible
£3,000Not eligible
£4,000£1,000Grant Minimum
£10,001+£2,500Grant Maximum

Match Funding

You will be required to pay the supplier for the full cost of the project before claiming the grant element. It is, therefore, vital that funds are in place to cover these costs prior to submitting the application.

No retrospective applications will be considered.

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