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As of 28 August 2018, Green BELLE has allocated all of it’s available funding and is no longer accepting grant applications.

To be placed on our waiting list, please use the contact form, instead of the form below.

Any applications submitted using the form below will also be added to our waiting list; however, we recommend using the contact form for this, as it is simpler to complete.

If you have submitted an online form, we will aim to keep you informed of grant availability.

If you wish to be taken off the waiting list, please also let us know using the contact form.

SME Business Details


Green BELLE is for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Leicester and Leicestershire, which are trading business-to-business.

Green BELLE support is available to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). To be defined as an SME, your business must meet all three criteria below:

  • Has fewer than 250 employees
  • Has an annual turnover that does not exceed €50 million or has an annual balance sheet that does not exceed €43 million
  • Is not more than 25% owned by an organisation that in itself is not an SME

Please tick to confirm that your business is an SME

Yes – My business is an SMENo – My business is not an SME

How did you hear about the project?

Has your business had an energy or environmental survey within the past year?


If possible, please include who carried out the survey and the main findings.

Proposed Measure

Please include details of the proposed measure.

Please include:

  • The proposed measure
  • The justification for the proposed measure
  • The benefits this will bring to the business

How will the above measure impact on your business' energy use?

De Minimis State Aid

The assistance you are being offered is being given under the European Commission’s State Aid regulations. This allows a company to receive up to €200,000 of De Minimis state aid over a rolling three year period. To confirm that you are able to receive this assistance you must therefore declare the full amount of De Minimis state aid you have already received over the last three fiscal years.

For more information, please visit:

Please confirm, by ticking the box, that your business has not received state aid exceeding the value of €200,000 within the last three rolling years:

De Minimis State Aid is always calculated in Euros (€).

Please list any state aid that has been received in the past three rolling years, or tick the box below to confirm that you have not received any:

I have received no state aid (€0) within the last three rolling years:

Value of assistance (€)

Date of assistance

Nature of assistance


I certify that the information contained in this Expression of Interest form is correct to the best of my knowledge.

Please check you have filled in all required fields correctly. If you need help filling in this form, please contact the Green BELLE team.