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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.
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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.
SAM COVID-19 funding
SAM has set up two new funds.
The first will help North East businesses that are now making PPE for the NHS or other frontline healthcare teams, with match funding grants of up to £10,000.
The second will help co
Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (SAM)
Small Loan Fund
The Small Loan Fund backs small companies with big plans. The fund, which can invest up to £100,000 targets trading businesses and start-up enterprises.
North East Fund
Social Enterprise and Charity: Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund
The Resilience & Recovery Loan Fund (RRLF) is a new fund for social enterprises and charities who are experiencing disruption to their normal business model as a result of COVID-19. It has been established to make an existing
Social Investment Business
Social Enterprise Investment Fund II LP
SEIF II supports ambitious social enterprises and charities with sustainable business models looking to grow and extend their social impact.
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Sport England Community Emergency Fund
Sport England has launched a new £20 million Fund to help sports and community organisations delivering physical activities who are experiencing short term financial hardship due to the Coronavirus crisis.
Who we'll f
This £3m fund is the ﬁrst of its kind, and oﬀers investment in the form of simple, repayable loans of between £50k to £150k to community sports organisations.
Start Up Loans
The Startup Loans Company work with a national network of Delivery Partners who are based across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. In addition to helping applicants prepare their business plan and cash flow forec
Startup Loan Company
Support Adoption for Pets
Pet rescue organisations can apply for funding to help support rescues throughout the short- and medium-term impact of the coronavirus. Priority will be given to organisations whose medium-term survival is at risk.
If you are a
Support Adoption for Pets
A friendly and convenient service that helps you find the right finance for your startup or early stage business, from £500 to £500,000.
Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP)
The Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP) helps SMEs to develop low-carbon vehicle technologies.
If you own the IP for a product or technology with the potential to reduce the environmental impact of the transport s
Advanced Propulsion Centre UK
Tees Valley Catalyst Fund
What is it?
A £10 million fund which helps ambitious businesses bid for new contracts by providing short-term debt investments from £100,000 to £2 million to:
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