Business grants and funding

  • Fully funded training - from bite-sized to fully-funded qualifications is available to firms with under 250 employees including sole traders and self-employed workers. Employees must be aged 19 or...

    Category: Awards
    Purpose:
    R & D
    Amount: Under £10k
    Sector: Creative & Home Based Business, Manufacturing & Engineering, Retail, Rural Business, Food Business, Tourism, Social Enterprises & The Third Sector
  •  Time2Innovate is offering SMEs in Derbyshire funding to access the very latest technologies and expertise to drive innovation in engineering and advanced manufacturing via the University of Derby's...

    Category: Grants
    Purpose:
    R & D
    Amount: Under £10k
    Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Apprenticeship Grant for Employers of 16 to 24 year olds (AGE 16-24 grant ) is a national grant scheme which pays up to £1500 to any business with under 1000 employees The £1,500 is in addition to...

    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
  • The Aspire Fund is an investment fund for women-led businesses, which is jointly funded by the Government and private sector. Established in 2008, the £12.5m Aspire Fund is able to make equity...

    Category: Awards, Loans
    Purpose:
    Capital investment, R & D, Recruitment & training
    Amount: More than £50k
    Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Those aged between 18 and 34 who have a sustainable business model that demonstrate the following are being encouraged to enter the 2014 "Join Our Core Competition" organised by Ben & Jerrys:...

    Category: Awards
    Purpose:
    Start-up
    Amount: Under £10k
    Sector: Creative & Home Based Business, Rural Business, Food Business, Social Enterprises & The Third Sector
  • The Biotechnology Industry Interchange Programme (external website**) aims to support short-term exchanges that provide strategic advantage to the UK science base and industry arising from reciprocal...

    Category: Awards, Grants
    Purpose:
    R & D
    Amount: £10k to £50k, More than £50k
    Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Business Cash Advance (BCA) is a new scheme offered by the business support provider, Boost Capital. BCA is designed to provide fast, flexible financing to SME owners who require funds quickly but do...

    Category: Loans
    Purpose:
    Capital investment
    Amount: Under £10k, £10k to £50k, More than £50k
    Sector: Retail, Tourism
  • Business Coaching for Growth (previously known as High Growth Coaching) is part of the Government's Solutions for Business Porfollio and is  designed for high growth potential independent businesses...

    Category: Awards, Grants
    Purpose:
    R & D, Recruitment & training, Start-up
    Amount: Under £10k, £10k to £50k, More than £50k
    Sector: Creative & Home Based Business, Manufacturing & Engineering, Rural Business, Food 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
  • Entrepreneurs Fast Track provide a customised package of expert commercial advice, networking opportunities and grant funding to small enterprises that are developing low carbon technologies in Great...

    Category: Awards, Grants
    Purpose:
    Capital investment, R & D, Start-up
    Amount: Under £10k, £10k to £50k, More than £50k
    Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering

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