Pre-start-up coaching; applying for funding

Founders can apply for a subsidy for coaching measures before starting up or taking over a business.

Description

Prerequisites

The grant can be applied for by business founders or business transferees before setting up a business or before registering a business as their main occupation in the commercial sector, trades and liberal professions. The main place of residence and the planned company headquarters must be in Bavaria.

The projects must comply with the general project selection criteria "Methodology and criteria for the selection of projects from the ESF+ Bavaria 2021-2027 and the current funding guidelines as well as the requirements of the program "Working and Living in Bavaria - Future Opportunities for Europe" ESF+ Bavaria 2021-2027.

Coaching may only begin after approval has been granted by the funding body and the consultancy contract has been concluded.

The grant can only be paid if

  • the consultancy invoice has been paid in full and the founder has provided evidence of this by submitting an original bank statement or a statement of turnover, whereby the own financial contribution to be made may not come from ESF+-supported funds from other measures, and
  • the necessary accounting documents have been submitted on time during the approved approval period.

Procedure

The first point of contact for coaching is the relevant competent body (local Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Chamber of Skilled Crafts or Institute for Liberal Professions).

An application for coaching must be submitted to the respective responsible approval office (Nuremberg Chamber of Industry and Commerce for Middle Franconia, Chamber of Crafts [except HWK Swabia] or Institute for Liberal Professions) before the start of the consultation. Founders from the skilled trades sector from the administrative district of Swabia can contact HWK Oberbayern and HWK Mittelfranken

The approval offices support the founder in the application process when choosing a consultant, approve the grant and arrange payment.

If the grant application is submitted electronically without a certified signature, it is only valid if the original printed document signed by the applicant (grant application together with the de minimis declaration) is received by the responsible approval office within 14 days.

Deadlines

Applications for funding must be submitted before the coaching begins.

Processing time

up to 8 weeks

Required documents

  • De Minimis Declaration

  • Settlement documents

    • Original invoice from the consultant
    • Invoice form
    • Final report
    • Original bank statement or account turnover statement as proof of payment

  • Results of the consultation, if applicable

    (e.g. completed business plan, financing concept, marketing strategy, location analysis, etc.)

Forms

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Zuschussantrag der IHK Nürnberg für Mittelfranken
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Beratervertrag der IHK Nürnberg für Mittelfranken
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Abrechnungsformular der IHK Nürnberg für Mittelfranken
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Zuschuss-Antrag zum Vorgründungscoaching des Instituts für Freie Berufe
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Beratungsvertrag/Vereinbarung eines zuschussfähigen Einzelcoachings des Instituts für Freie Berufe
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Abrechnung Einzelcoaching des Instituts für Freie Berufe
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Online procedures

Fees

  • The applicant must pay 30% of the consultancy costs themselves.

Links to more information

Status:03.01.2024

Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Landesentwicklung und Energie

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