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Community Led Local Development (CLLD)

Community Led Local Development (CLLD)

The CLLD Funding Programme aims to increase employment and skills, social enterprise and social inclusion addressing the following four priority themes: Enhancing Economic Inclusion Supporting initiatives focusing on those people who are the furthest from the labour market helping them to get back into employment Developing Growth and Enterprise Supporting small and medium size enterprises…
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Community Shares Booster Programme

Community Shares Booster Programme

Disadvantaged and under-represented communities that want to develop successful community businesses by issuing community shares, can apply for development grants of up to £10,000 and equity investments of up to £100,000. The funding is available to both new and existing community businesses. The funding is however not suitable for newly formed community groups that are…
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Finance Durham

Finance Durham

Up to £700,000 to support growth of businesses in or relocating to County Durham, to develop new products, enter new markets and/or expand operations.
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Graduate Internship Scheme

Graduate Internship Scheme

The University of Sunderland’s Graduate Internship scheme will place 230 graduates into regional SMEs. Following assessment, if eligible and accepted onto the scheme, the organisation will receive funding towards the graduate’s salary. The company will pay a minimum salary of £18,000 per annum to their successful graduate and the scheme will offer £500 a month…
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Growth Capital Fund

Growth Capital Fund

The Growth Capital Fund provides businesses with up to £500,000 of the funding needed to achieve growth – this is via a business loan or venture capital.
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North of Tyne Growth Fund

North of Tyne Growth Fund

Are you a small or medium business planning a capital investment of at least £134,000? Are you looking to expand or establish new operations in Newcastle, North Tyneside or Northumberland that will lead to the creation of additional employment? If so, the North of Tyne Growth Fund may be able to help. It is a European…
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Small Loan Fund

Small Loan Fund

The Small Loan Fund backs small companies with big plans. The fund, which can invest up to £100,000 targets trading businesses and start-up enterprises.
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Sporting Capital

Sporting Capital

This £3m fund is the first of its kind, and offers investment in the form of simple, repayable loans of between £50k to £150k to community sports organisations.
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