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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
  • It is a £6m fund investing until the end of November 2017

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.