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Business Innovation Support Scheme

Independent businesses on and off the high street can benefit from a new grant scheme designed to support business growth and innovation.

The Business Innovation Support Scheme (BISS) launched by Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, has four different funding streams which can be used by businesses to deliver a range of improvements to their business.

The funds within the Business Innovation Support Scheme include:

  • Growth and increased Productivity Fund
  • Enterprise and Innovation Fund
  • High Street Premises Enhancement Fund
  • Environmental Sustainability Fund

The grant value will be up to £2.5k for each of the funds except the Enterprise and Innovation Fund which will have a maximum limit of £5k.

Find out more about the Business Innovation Support Scheme including criteria and application guidelines

Covid-19 Business Grants

In December 2021, the Government announced new grants to support businesses impacted by the Omicron variant. 

Find out more about Covid-19 business grants now available