The SUCCESS project (Southeast Urban Coast Creative Enterprise Support Scheme) is funded by the government’s Regional Growth Fund. Businesses in the Thanet, Hastings and Clacton areas will be able to apply for grants of between £3,000 and £150,000, to support investment in new and growing creative businesses that bring new jobs.
Creative business includes all design fields, art and crafts, performance, recording, radio, TV and film production, gaming, software design, galleries and venues, music, dance and theatre, and educational and community arts.
The scheme will be launched by the council on Monday 9 December at the Margate Media Centre. All ambitious entrepreneurs in Thanet’s creative sector are invited to attend from 2pm to find out more about the fund and who is eligible, for tips on how to apply and to network with other businesses.