supporting tourism & the visitor economy

Flintshire Tourism Growth Fund


The Flintshire Tourism Growth Fund project is funded by the UK Government through the Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), through the ‘supporting local business’ investment priority.

The project aim is aligned to the UKSPF aims to boost productivity, pay, jobs and living standards by growing the private sector, with focus on supporting micro and small enterprises within Flintshire. The objectives are:

  • Creating jobs and boosting community cohesion, through investments that build on existing industries and institutions, and range from support for starting businesses to visible improvements to local tourism, and the visitor sector.
  • Increasing private sector investment in growth-enhancing activities, through targeted support for micro and small businesses to undertake new-to-firm innovation, adopt productivity-enhancing, energy efficient and low carbon technologies and techniques; improve the visitor experience; and target new markets.


About the grant:

The Flintshire Tourism Growth Fund will directly support micro and small tourism enterprises in Flintshire by providing a 70% grant, up to a maximum of £17,500 (total project value £25,000) towards costs relating to the introduction of new products, new processes and carbon reducing technologies; improving the visitor experience; and targeting new markets.  There will be a minimum project spend of £4,000 (£2,800 grant, £1,200 cash match funding).


The window for applications is now closed.

Who can apply:

Existing micro, small and medium businesses, new business start-ups within the tourism and visitor economy sectors in Flintshire will be eligible to apply.

The project aims to encourage enterprises to foster innovation and investment to which contributes constructively towards the tourism and visitor economy within Flintshire.

Full details of Flintshire Tourism Growth Fund can be found in the GUIDANCE NOTES.


If you’d like to discuss your ideas, please contact

Cara Roberts on 01490 340500 / 07554953765