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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.
North East Fund
GX Grants Scheme
The GX Project builds on the fantastic platform created by the Great Exhibition Of The North to promote the region and boost innovation-led economic growth.
Great Exhibition of the North
Heritage Lottery Funds & Grant
The Heritage Lottery Fund provides grants to heritage sites to help protect UK heritage and tourism
Heritage Lottery Fund
Ignite features 6 months’ mentoring and support, £25,000 investment and sees our cohort working alongside a range of startups from around the UK.
The Innovate Durham programme provides support to SMEs who are looking to develop innovative new products or introduce new processes or services into their business.
Innovate UK Funding
Innovate UK runs funding competitions, which can help firms to develop their ideas and make them successful.
The Innovation Fund looks for strong teams with scalable opportunities, and will invest up to £500,000 by way of loans or equity.
There are many innovation funding competitions available for UK-based businesses and research organisations. Find them all here.
Are you buying premises? Looking to grow? Wanting to launch a great business idea? The Key Fund has £4.5million to invest.
Loans for Co-operative and Community Enterprise
The Co-operative lends to organisations that are owned and democratically controlled by their members. Loans of up to £75,000 are readily available.
Co-operative and Community Finance
Marketing Support Funding
Access funding towards the cost of marketing support, including strategic marketing, design & print, public relations, and digital marketing.
North East BIC
Medium Business Loans
Perfect for businesses requiring finance to grow. The Fund offers unsecured loans of £500 to £25,000 in all sectors.
Business Enterprise Fund
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