Business Catalyst (Small) Grants now open for the jewellery industry

16 May 2024

Deadline: October 13, 2024

The Goldsmiths’ Centre wish to support up to 10 businesses per year with a Business Catalyst (Small) Grant of £1,000 (including VAT), if you can demonstrate creativity, and present how these funds could accelerate you to the next phase of your growth. Whether you sell direct to consumers or work within the trade, the Business Catalyst grants can help you to get your plans off the ground, providing you with essential equipment, marketing tools or specialist knowledge.


The grants are open to people who:

  • have completed a formal mentoring programme, business consultancy or business diagnostic programme, such as (but not exclusive to) the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s Business Diagnostic and Advice for Jewellers and Silversmiths session within the last 12 months.
  • are on the pathway to being self-employed/sole trader or run a micro-business in the jewellery, silversmithing and allied industries.
  • are located and have/will have a trading address in the UK. You must have a UK bank account in the exact name that you are applying in.
  • typically, Goldsmiths would expect the business to have a turnover up to £75,000.

Find out more and apply here.

Applications close: Sunday 13th October 2024, 5pm


If you’re thinking about applying, a number of free 10 minute one-to-one online sessions will be held in the coming months, book your place below to discuss how to develop a strong proposal.

3rd June 2024, 12-1pm

5th June 2024, 12-1pm

1st July 2024, 12-1pm

3rd July 2024, 12-1pm

23rd September 2024, 12-1pm 

24th September 2024, 12-1pm



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