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Equity Growth Fund

Delivered by UK Steel Enterprise


The Equity Growth Fund is a scheme backed by UK Steel Enterprise and by Government through the Regional Growth Fund. It has been established to provide up to £1m of investment capital to growing companies which are able to create jobs.

The fund is available to businesses based in the following areas of England: Tees Valley, Derwentside, West Cumbria, South Yorkshire, Chesterfield, Worksop, Humberside, The Black Country, Stoke-on-Trent and Corby. 

Eligibility and Key Points

  • All projects must be able to demonstrate job creation.
  • Funding can be used for almost any purpose as long as it is supporting growth
  • The scheme is backed by UK Steel Enterprise and by Government through the Regional Growth Fund

Benefits

In addition to the many benefits of accessing investment finance from UKSE, the Equity Growth Fund also offers:

  • Higher levels of support – up to £1m for established businesses
  • Larger amounts of our funding in shares
  • More projects able to be supported
  • Early stage projects will be considered
  • Discounted interest rates

If you would like to know more, please visit the website.


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