Rhondda Cynon Taf Council offer grants when funding allows, however, these schemes are discretionary and may have restricted eligibility. 

Enterprise Support Programme

This flexible grant programme is delivered by Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. It provides financial assistance to new or existing private and social enterprises that are located, or are planning to locate, in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough.

Financial support is available for full-time, existing and start-up enterprises based in Rhondda Cynon Taf and can assist with the purchase of capital equipment (including ICT), improvement of commercial premises, development of a website and one off marketing costs.  Social enterprises can also benefit from support for organisational and project development. 

Start-up (trading under 12 months)

Grants are available from £500 up to £10,000 based on 40% of the eligible project costs.


Grants are available from £1000 up to £10,000 based on 40% of the eligible project costs.

Home based businesses

Maximum grant available is £1500.

A minimum of one full time equivalent job must be created by private sector businesses requesting grants up to £5000 this raises to two full time equivalent jobs for grants up to £10,000.  Support for social enterprises will focus on the growth and development of sustainable enterprises.

Please note expenditure incurred before grant approval is not eligible for funding.

How to apply

Please complete the Expression of Interest form (pdf) 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 favourable than an Expression of Interest form submitted in English.

Service Title

Regeneration & Planning Division
Enterprise Team
Sardis House
Sardis Road


CF37 1DU

Tel: 01443 281124


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