Mayor unveils partners and goals for LEAP’s £1m Resilience Fund. The LEAP also launches £500k design-led recovery scheme
The Mayor of London and LEAP chair, Sadiq Khan, is today calling on the capital’s innovators to help drive forward the city’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. LEAP’s £1 million Resilience Fund will support innovative businesses in tech and other sectors to respond to some of the key recovery challenges facing the capital – and it is now open to applications.
LEAP is delighted to announce that applications for its COVID-19 Recovery Grant for SMEs will open on Friday,16th October at 10.30am.
LEAP has launched a new support hub for struggling small businesses, as applications also open for a new £1 million fund to help London’s firms survive the dual impacts of Covid-19 and Brexit.
The Mayor of London and LEAP chair Sadiq Khan, has pledged to help London’s small businesses and community groups not simply to recover from the current coronavirus crisis, but to ensure they are better prepared for future emergencies
The Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has announced a £20 million national ERDF funding to help businesses across England get back on track, £1.6m of which has been allocated to the LEAP to be delivered through its London Growth Hub business support initiative.
Small businesses adapting to life after the coronavirus lockdown can bid for a share of £1 million in funding from LEAP.
The Mayor of London and LEAP chair Sadiq Khan, has launched the Pay It Forward initiative with Crowdfunderuk. This iniritative has been Funded by the London LEP and the London Growth Hubsupport offer, the scheme offers small businesses across the city the chance to pre-sale their services during #COVID-19.