Business grants and funding

  • A national grant scheme which pays up to £1,500 to any business with under 50 employees in the UK, if they take on a new apprentice who is aged 24 or younger. The £1,500 is in addition to the...

    Category: Grants
    Purpose:
    Recruitment & training
    Amount: Under £10k
    Sector: Creative & Home Based Business, Manufacturing & Engineering, Retail, Rural Business, Food Business, Tourism, Social Enterprises & The Third Sector
  • Creative Industry Finance is an Arts Council England initiative, delivered by Creative United, offering business development support and access to finance for creative industry enterprises. This...

    Category: Loans, Grants
    Purpose:
    Capital investment, R & D, Recruitment & training
    Amount: Under £10k
    Sector: Creative & Home Based Business, Social Enterprises & The Third Sector
  • The fund is for farmers looking to modernise their infrastructure, helping to streamline their farming processes and increase efficiency. The fund will also assist farmers looking to reduce their...

    Category: Loans
    Purpose:
    Capital investment, R & D
    Amount: Under £10k, £10k to £50k
    Sector: Rural Business
  • The Business Growth Fund is a £2.5 billion, government sponsored equity investment programme established to meet the growth finance needs of UK companies which will offer investment of between £2...

    Category: Awards, Loans, Grants
    Purpose:
    Capital investment, R & D, Recruitment & training
    Amount: More than £50k
    Sector: Creative & Home Based Business, Manufacturing & Engineering
  • The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is the brand new energy efficiency support service for small and medium-sized companies in England, Wales and Scotland. It provides direct funded support through...

    Category: Loans, Grants
    Purpose:
    Capital investment, R & D
    Amount: Under £10k
    Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering, Rural Business, Food Business
  • The Catapult Growth Fund (CGF) offers venture capital funding to enable businesses in the Midlands area to expand. Through the scheme, the funding provider also seeks to add value to investee...

    Category: Loans
    Purpose:
    Capital investment
    Amount: More than £50k
    Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering, Rural Business
  • Close Brother Asset Finance who are able to offer Regional Growth Fund grants to small and medium sized businesses towards deposit costs for capex purchases and are able to fund the purchase of...

    Category: Loans, Grants
    Purpose:
    Capital investment
    Amount: Under £10k, £10k to £50k
    Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering, Rural Business, Food Business
  • Individuals, clubs, businesses, schools and not for profit organisations, in rural areas that need access to information and services, are able to purchase fully functioning ex-government computers...

    Category: Grants
    Purpose:
    Start-up
    Amount: Under £10k
    Sector: Creative & Home Based Business, Rural Business, Food Business, Tourism, Social Enterprises & The Third Sector
  • Creative England is seeking to identify writers, directors and artists with filmmaking potential in order to provide funding and development support for projects and individuals to develop their...

    Category: Grants
    Purpose:
    Capital investment, R & D
    Amount: Under £10k, £10k to £50k
    Sector: Creative & Home Based Business
  • Creative England supports and invests in SME games studios outside of Greater London. From revenue share deals to interest-free business loans and equity investments they have a range of finance for ...

    Category: Loans
    Purpose:
    Capital investment, R & D, Recruitment & training
    Amount: More than £50k
    Sector: Creative & Home Based Business

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Last updated: 25th September 2014

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