Support for businesses

General funding for Business and Community Groups

Royal Docks Good Growth Fund 

The Royal Docks Good Growth Fund is a new £13 million programme that will support a broad range of projects that can help to transform the Royal Docks. The fund will be used to support projects that are inclusive, innovative and which tackle some of the challenges facing the Royal Docks. It will also seek to support local economic activity, create new jobs and workplaces, and ensure these opportunities are accessible to the whole community.

This is a programme with potential capital grants of up to £3 million to deliver place shaping and development projects. Applicants are required to provide at least 50% match funding.
Applicants must either be based within the Royal Docks, or their activity must demonstrably benefit the Royal Docks) area.

More details and an application form can be found on

Pay It Forward

The GLA is offering 100% free fundraising to help businesses raise vital funds and stay afloat, rebuild and recover from COVID-19. A number of cultural venues across London are already benefiting from these scheme. For more information visit Pay It Forward website.

Back to Business Fund

The Mayor’s £1m Back to Business Fund offers up to £5,000 in match funding to small and independent businesses through the Pay It Forward London crowdfunding platform.

For more information visit Pay It Forward - Fund page.