Find finance and support in Wales

This list was last updated on 19 February 2024. Use our ‘add a source of finance or support’ form to have a programme added to this section.

UK-wide finance and support

These support schemes and networks are available across the UK:

You can also search GOV.UK’s list of active funds that help businesses become greener, or the UK Research and Innovation’s list of business competitions that award grants for green projects.

You can go to the Federation of Small Businesses or your local chamber for advice.

Wales – finance and support

These support schemes and networks are available in Wales:

  • The Boiler Upgrade Scheme gives £7,500 grants towards the cost of an air source heat pump or a ground source heat pump (including water source heat pumps and those on shared ground loops), or £5,000 towards a biomass boiler.
  • Business Wales is a government-funded organisation that offers specialist sustainability support in regional centres
  • Caerphilly Enterprise Fund gives up to £2,000 in matching funds to SMEs for property improvements, website costs and more – must be located in Caerphilly County
  • Media Cymru Greening the Screen Fund – freelancers and businesses in Wales are invited to apply for up to £50,000 to Research and Develop (R&D) ideas for sustainable solutions to the challenges of net zero and the decarbonisation of the screen sector in Wales. Applications close Friday 28 June 2024.
  • The Green Business Loan Scheme is delivered through the Development Bank of Wales. It offers incentivised funding packages to support to businesses in Wales looking to invest in going green. There is also consultancy support offered through Business Wales.
  • Carmarthenshire Business Growth & Recovery Grant is funded by the UK Government via the Shared Prosperity Fund. The aim of the grant intervention is to strengthen local entrepreneurial ecosystems and supporting businesses at all stages of their development to start, sustain, grow, and innovate, including through local networks. Grants available between £1000 and £10,000. Grants of up to £50,000 can be considered on a case by case basis for applications which clearly demonstrate innovation, Research and Development and/or future proofing projects linked to the local innovation strategy

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