Expert Advice

Once you’re on board, we regularly check you are taking advantage of all the relevant funding schemes.

UK & EU Funding

Help for both growing businesses & charities from UK and EU funding sources.

Easy Applications

Completing applications isn’t fun or easy. We handle it because you’ve got better things to do.

We particularly welcome enquiries from:

  Firms involved in R&D projects.
  Charities or not-for-profits considering Big Lottery funding.
  Businesses buying capital equipment.
  Farmers and landowners.


A selection of the schemes to which we have recently made successful applications:

Our Fees

There is no up-front fee. We charge a ‘success fee’ on a sliding scale.

For grants offered up to:

£75,000 = 10%

For grants offered between:

£75,000 – £250,000 = 10%
+ 5% of part higher than £75,000.

for grants offered above:

£250,000 = 3%

Other services are charged on a case-by-case basis.

Who We Are & Services

Who We Are:

Paul Abel MA MPhil (Cantab), was formerly the National Grants Consultant with PKF, the international firm of Chartered Accountants.

He has been involved in more than 60 successful grant applications with a total value of more than £5.5 million over the past 10 years. He specialises in National Lottery Grants and European Research and Development Programmes.

For some claims, the Grants Centre needs to call upon Chartered Accountants to provide professional certification. For this purpose, we work with Berkeley Lifford Hall, advisers based in Corsham, Wiltshire.

Other Services:

In addition to grants consultancy, The Grants Centre offers the following additional services:

* Business Plans and Feasibility Studies
* Grant-assisted project management
* Governance documents (Constitutions, Quality Assurance manuals etc)
* ISO90001: 2015 Consultancy and Internal Audits


Contact Us

Either phone 07973 169820 for a preliminary discussion, or complete the form below and we will reply or phone you within 24 hours.

Alternatively you can email me at directly on “paulabel” at “”