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Invest to Grow

The Invest to Grow programme provides grants and loans of between £15,000 and £250,000 to support private-sector businesses across the East Midlands to innovate, grow and create jobs. The programme is funded by the repayment of loans awarded to successful applicants.

The minimum award size is £15,000, for which the minimum project cost must be £50,000. The maximum award size is £250,000, subject to availability of funding at the time.

Loans and grants (or a blend of both) are available.  The majority of awards are a mix of loan and grant.

The programme is aimed at a variety of sectors including:

  • Manufacturing (eg transport equipment and food and drink)
  • Life sciences
  • Construction
  • Logistics
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Creative industries
  • Low carbon

Invest to Grow does not support any companies which are business to consumer (B2C) focused, or in the professional services, farm-based agriculture and retail sectors.

Further information and to apply