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High Potential Startups
Budding entrepreneurs in the region are being given the chance to turn their notepad doodle into the next Google with support from the North East Growth Hub’s new High Potential Startups programme.
North East Growth Hub
Kick-starting Tourism Package
Businesses in tourist destinations across the North East LEP region that depend on visitors for income can apply for a grant up to £3k as part of government's new Kick-starting Tourism Package.
SME restart and recovery grants
SMEs in the North East LEP area can apply for grants to help them restart and recover during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Do you have an innovative business idea that could disrupt the market?
Are you looking to scale your business, but don’t know how?
You could access £15,000 as part of the Innovate:Grow programme delivered by Gene
The Innovation Fund looks for strong teams with scalable opportunities, and will invest up to £500,000 by way of loans or equity.
North East Fund
There are many innovation funding competitions available for UK-based businesses and research organisations. Find them all here.
Innovation SuperNetwork Grant
Supporting innovation and growth in business across the North East by promoting collaboration and brokering relationships.
Innovation Super Network
Internship Funding: Northumbria Santander Universities SME Internships
Northumbria University in partnership with Santander Universities is offering financial support to eligible SMEs who employ a Northumbria student or recent graduate on a paid internship. We are looking for companies which can
John Lewis Partnership Community Support Fund
To support communities across the UK to help those in need in their local communities.
Help could include setting up additional local delivery services to support the self-isolating, the vulnerable, the elderly and those lookin
John Lewis Partnership
Are you buying premises? Looking to grow? Wanting to launch a great business idea? The Key Fund has £4.5million to invest.
Government’s Kickstart Scheme helps employers create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
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
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