Funding & Support

Find available Funding and Support

We offer a wide range of funding options and support services for businesses in our area, including free business advice using our online chat tool and advice is also available through South East Business Boost.

Folkestone Community Works

Folkestone Community Works encourages businesses, organisations, charities and voluntary groups, to put forward and deliver projects that boost employment, help local businesses grow and improve opportunities for local residents. Running until 2022 – we aim to improve social and economic community cohesion in Broadmead, East Folkestone, Central Folkestone and Folkestone Harbour wards.

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Business Support

Folkestone and Hythe District Council offers business briefings with Pro-actions.

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Apprenticeships

Folkestone and Hythe District Council signposts local businesses interested in employing local residents through apprenticeships. Apprenticeships provide an opportunity for your business to grow and viable career progression for young people.

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Other Grants and Loan Funding

Every business could do with a growth boost and if you’re an expanding business or an ambitious start-up, we can help you access the finance you need through experts that are able to help you secure these funds.

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Free Live Chat Support

Businesses in Folkestone and Hythe can now access online business advice through a FREE Live Chat in one click. Expert business advice is provided by Kent and Medway Growth Hub, providing easy access to support for businesses to start-up and grow.

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