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Business Growth Grant Guidance

The aim of the BGG is to support sustainable local business to set up, grow diversify, contributing to creating a vibrant and strong local economy.

Who can apply?

Businesses must;

  • Operate within the County Borough area of Rhondda Cynon Taf and be classed as a start-up or existing business  (both private and social enterprise)
  • Be a Full time Small and Medium Size Enterprise (SME) with fewer than 250 employees
  • Have either an annual turnover not exceeding €50 million or an annual balance sheet not exceeding €43 million
  • Pay either Council Tax or National Non Domestic Rates (including exemption) to Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

What can I apply for?

Capital expenditure such as;

  • Capital equipment, plant or machinery
  • Internal renovation works for commercial properties
  • Energy efficiency / carbon reduction measures
  • New website development

Revenue costs are not eligible as part of this grant

Grant Rate

Maximum of 75% contribution towards eligible project costs (excluding VAT).

Grant Amount

Enterprises Based In:

Minimum Grant

Maximum Grant

Commercial premises



Residential premises



Please note any expenditure committed to / incurred before grant approval is not eligible for funding.

How to apply

Please complete the Expression of Interest form and return to or contact the Enterprise Team on the contact details below.

An Expression of Interest form may be submitted in Welsh, and will not be treated any less favourably than an Expression of Interest form submitted in English.

* Please download and fill-in the form from the link below.  You will need to save a copy on your computer and send it back to us as an attachment with your email.