Socio Economic Grants Programme Re-opens

The Main Grants Programme of the Socio Economic Workstream for 2013/2014 has now re-opened for applications.  Applications are welcomed for projects that improve the economic prospects of North Solihull residents.

Previously funded projects have included:

  • A small grants programme for start-up businesses in North Solihull;
  • A programme of enterprise development to stimulate new business start-ups in North Solihull;
  • A project to maximise local (North Solihull) employment opportunities in large scale employment contracts;
  • An enterprise project delivered with local schools;
  • Apprenticeship schemes, including working with local VCS organisations.

Projects funded should be able to demonstrate how the funding will deliver real and sustained change in North Solihull.

Application templates can be requested from the Economic Development Team at Solihull Council on: Email: or Tel: 0121 704 6037.  Completed applications must be returned by Monday 13th January 2014.