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Arts Council England Capital Investment Programme

Arts Council England Capital Investment Programme

Arts Council England has launched a new Capital Investment Programme to support cultural organisations to adjust buildings and equipment so that they can operate safely post-pandemic and improve access, seize on technological opportunities, and reduce environmental impact. Grants of between £100,000 and £750,000 will be available to charities, CIOs, CICs, statutory bodies and other public…
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Business Energy Saving Team (BEST)

Business Energy Saving Team (BEST)

The Business Energy Saving Team (BEST) is a project, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and delivered by local councils, which aims to reduce energy use and costs in small and medium-sized businesses in Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland and Sunderland. BEST can provide your business with a fully-funded energy efficiency audit, designed…
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County Durham Growth Fund

County Durham Growth Fund

Capital grant for projects that will expand the business and create jobs. Support of up to 45% contribution towards eligible projects over £100,000. Support can be for a range of costs such as land and buildings, premises lease and refurbishment, plant, machinery and equipment, professional fees, installations and software licenses. The fund is for a small…
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COVID-19 Business Support Grant

COVID-19 Business Support Grant

To support businesses during the current lockdown, Gateshead Council has allocated Additional Restrictions Grans to establish the Business Support Grant to assist businesses with fixed property overheads, that have been severely impacted but have not been eligible to access grant funding since the introduction of local restrictions on 18 September 2020. Are you eligible? Businesses…
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Creative Industries Fund

Creative Industries Fund

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest up to £2.5 million in innovation projects. The aim of this competition is to provide a package of targeted support for growth so ambitious, creative businesses can reach their potential. It is designed to help creative businesses to explore new revenue streams by creating…
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Defence and Security Accelerator

Defence and Security Accelerator

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) finds and funds exploitable innovation to support UK defence and security quickly and effectively, and support UK prosperity. To do this, DASA seeks groundbreaking ideas and funds industry and academia to develop their innovative ideas into exploitable products and services for defence and security customers and build an innovation…
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Durham Future Innovation Building Project

Durham Future Innovation Building Project

Eligible businesses will receive 12 hours of free innovation training, mentoring, and access to sector specific ecosystems to support knowledge towards activating their innovation. Businesses will develop an action plan, whilst they attend training workshops and masterclasses.   After completing 12 hours of training and mentoring, businesses will be able to submit their action plans…
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Durham Internships and Collaborative Enterprise Project

Durham Internships and Collaborative Enterprise Project

Have you got an idea or project with no resources to take it forward? Durham University Careers & Enterprise centre has funding available for SMEs with a base in County Durham who are looking to establish internships and graduate opportunities. Match funding is available for up to 3 months full time salary costs (based on a…
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Gigabit Voucher Scheme

Gigabit Voucher Scheme

Through this scheme SMEs can claim up to £3,000 against the cost of full fibre connection, either individually or as part of a group project.
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Global Cooperation Feasibility Studies

Global Cooperation Feasibility Studies

Please note, the competition closes on Friday 3 September 2021, at 11am. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1.5 million to support innovative micro, small or medium sized enterprises to carry out international feasibility studies. The aim of this competition is to increase the international engagement of innovative UK…
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