To apply for September's competition, you have:









Small Business Grants is a competition run by, offering a monthly £5,000 grant, which does not have to be paid back, to small businesses at least one year old with a turnover between £50,000 and £500,000.

The winners will be those companies deemed by our panel of judges to have the most potential in their sector, based on factors such as turnover growth, innovation, aspiration, key projects completed, contracts won and partnerships forged.

All you need to do to enter our monthly competition is complete the application form below telling us about your business and why you deserve to win. Your application will be considered by our panel of judges and the monthly winner will be revealed in the middle of the following month, with the prize distributed soon after.

For the month of September, our top six applicants, as determined by the criteria above, will be invited as our guests to the British Small Business Awards, held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on November 1. This prestigious event, also run by, is the leading celebration of the SME sector, with 450 in attendance. At our black tie dinner, guests will have the chance to network with the country’s best small businesses and the top service providers that help them to succeed. Good luck! 

Please refer to our FAQs page for more information.

Before applying please read our Terms & Conditions.

Grant Application

  • About you

  • Your Company

  • Tell us about the progress of your business since it launched. What have you achieved? Please make sure you give evidence of successes, using figures and examples where you can, such as turnover growth, key contracts won, partnerships forged, or anything else that helped your business move forward.
  • Drop files here or
    Upload any supporting material that you feel is relevant and further supports your application. Supplying this isn't obligatory, but may help your entry.