Growing Business Fund
- Are you an established and growing business?
- Are you looking to invest, expand and recruit new staff?
- Are you seeking capital funding to make this happen?
Our Growing Business Fund offers grants up to £500,000 for local businesses which want to grow and create new jobs.
The grants can cover up to 20% of the total project cost.
To find out more, contact one of the New Anglia Growth Hub’s Business Advisers on 0300 333 6536 or firstname.lastname@example.org for free advice.
The Fund is delivered by New Anglia LEP in partnership with Suffolk County Council and Finance East.
How to apply
Please contact the New Anglia Growth Hub on 0300 333 6536 or email@example.com. Our Business Growth Advisers offer free, impartial support and will guide you through the application process.
The advisors can:
- Meet you face-to-face to discuss your growth plans
- Advise on eligibility to apply
- Help identify possible sources of match funding
- Provide guidance on the application forms
- Support you throughout the process
Case study: Mirus Aircraft Seating
The Growing Business Fund has awarded over £18.2 million in grants and created more than 2,100 new full time jobs.
Figures: March 2018
Guidance and contacts
More information and guidance can be found at Grant Programmes Guidance.
The Growing Business Fund Terms of Reference can be found here.
If you are interested in applying for a grant or want to discuss your expansion plans, please contact the New Anglia Growth Hub on 0300 333 6536 or firstname.lastname@example.org who will assist you with the grant application process or advise you as to possible alternative business support programmes should you be ineligible.
The New Anglia Growth Hub has produced a Webinar giving more information on the Growing Business Fund. The video is available above to watch.
Please note, we cannot be held responsible for any advice on eligibility you receive from third parties with respect to the grant programmes and we will not accept Expression of Interest forms through any route other than the Growth Hub whose services are free of charge.
Case Study: HBD Europe Ltd
“It has taken two years but we have successfully been able to plan and build a manufacturing plant which includes mixing vessels, bottle filling lines and a laboratory, none of which we could have done without the funding we received from the Growing Business Fund."
-Paul Mason, Founder and Managing Director of HBD Europe Ltd