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Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG)
Guarantee scheme to facilitate lending to viable businesses turned down for a loan or other debt finance due to inadequate security or lack of a proven track record.
British Business Bank
If you have already secured significant investment in a funding round, the SyndicateRoom can provide equity crowdfunding to help meet the funding target.
Equity Growth Fund
Funding to provide up to £1m of investment capital to growing companies for any purpose as long as it is supporting growth and jobs creation in the region.
UK Steel Enterprise
European Structural and Investment Funds
The European Structural and Investment Funds support investment in innovation, businesses, skills and employment.
Export Guarantees, Insurance, Loans and Support
UK Export Finance (UKEF) helps UK companies selling abroad by sharing the financial risks of selling overseas, with support such as insurance and credit guarantees for their banks.
UK Export Finance
FinanceCamp offer a programme of preparatory workshops that lead to a series of one-to-one meetings with investors.
Innovation Super Network
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.
FSB Financial Expertise
The FSB offer small unsecured business loans to help you raise finance in a way that is not tied to your assets.
Federation of Small Businesses
Fully Funded Renewable Energy Training Available
One of the North East’s leading renewable energy specialists will be providing fully funded accredited training to electricians, plumbers and heating engineers on Solar PV, solar thermal and heat pumps.
Narec Distributed Energy
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.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
Graduate Internship Scheme
The University of Sunderland’s Graduate Internship Scheme can provide regional SME’s with a cost effective approach to recruiting graduate talent for a 12 month period. Part funded by the European Regional Development
University of Sunderland
Grants for Groups
A wide range of grants programmes for voluntary and community groups, registered charities and organisations with charitable aims.
County Durham Community Foundation
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