Providing access to appropriate sources of finance to enable businesses to reach their full growth potential. Midlands Engine provide commercially focused finance through Small Business Loans.
This can fund up to a maximum of 33% of the total price of goods or services. This type of grant will support specialist consultancy, projects, goods and services related to increasing sales, improving productivity & profitability and improving business processes.
This can fund up to a maximum of 25% of the total price. Project ideas include investment in technology or processes that facilitate growth and create jobs, such as plant equipment, new machinery, and an extension to land or premises.
The aim of Kettering Borough Council’s Grant Scheme is to support voluntary and community groups in carrying out activities that enhance the quality of life for local residents and increase their involvement within the community. Click to see the full range of small grants that may be available
Deliver a variety of funding for the local voluntary & community sector. Dedicated to funding community-based action which improves the lives of our county’s most disadvantaged people and communities including unemployment & social isolation.
The Food & Drink Forum has secured funding to offer a range of useful services to food and drink manufacturers over the next three years, including; grant funding, business mentoring, industry events, technical support and technical apprentices.
The Ready 2 Grow project can help your business achieve its potential, whether you’re an entrepreneur who’s starting out or an established company planning for growth. The project supports eligible SMEs to enhance their skills and apply for funding. Ready 2 Grow runs until March 2019
Grants are available from £2,000 to £20,000 to support activities that lead to the development of new products, processes or services. This could be as simple as improving efficiencies and increasing production through fine tuning or developing a prototype bringing something new to the market.
Supporting businesses to create jobs & grow the rural economy. Projects must contribute to at least one priority: support business diversification, boost rural tourism, increase farm & forestry productivity, provide rural services & cultural & heritage activities.
European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) have a range of calls across the East Midlands to support development in a comprehensive way by investing in businesses, research and development, infrastructure, employment and training, agriculture, forestry and fisheries development, with the overall objective to improve the quality of life of EU citizens.
Rural Development Programme For England supports agriculture & forestry sectors increasing competition, improving quality of life & diversifying rural economies. Offering grants of up to 40% of a project’s total eligible costs. Minimum grant £35,000
Using money raised by National Lottery players to help people enjoy and protect the heritage they care about. Grants from £3,000 to over £5 million to provide positive outcomes for heritage, people and communities. Local, regional & national heritage applicable.
Provides an energy efficiency support service for SME’s. Grants available of 15% capital contribution (up to £5,000) towards the purchase of energy saving equipment. Other support is provided through energy assessments, training workshops, and equipment procurement support.
To support private sector businesses, predominantly in the form of loan funding, to grow & create jobs. Aims at priority growth sectors such as Transport Equipment Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Construction, Food & Drink Manufacturing, Logistics, Low Carbon and Creative Industries.
IMAGE is offering funding opportunities for SMEs to work with universities & tap into their leading expertise. The fund can help with Research and development, Bespoke training, Consultancy, Specialised events and workshops