The D2N2 Capital Growth Fund offers capital grant support to small and medium-sized enterprises investing in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham & Nottinghamshire areas, with grant funding of between £1,500 and £10,000 available up to a maximum of 30% of eligible project costs.
Key features of the Fund:
More details on the Fund can be found in the Guidance Notes.
Please note that if funding is limited, priority will be given to businesses that have not already accessed one of the following programmes:
To register an interest and apply for grant funding via the Capital Growth Fund Programme, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with details of your contact name, business name, and post code.
The D2N2 Growth and Innovation Programme is a partnership initiative, led by EMB that brings together and enhances the following grant schemes:
European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding from the D2N2 LEP will increase the amount of grant funding available from each of these Programmes, enabling the sponsoring organisation to provide more intensive support and/or support a greater number of businesses wishing to invest in innovation and growth and create new jobs. Grants range from £1,500 to £500,000.
The Internationalising SMEs (ISME) project aimed to enhance the capability and capacity of SMEs to exploit opportunities in overseas markets by providing:
The project was co-funded by the Department for International Trade and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), which is one of the European Structural and Investment Funds.
ERDF funding was allocated to this project by the following Local Enterprise Partnerships:
The project ran from 1st October 2015 to 30th September 2021.
Grants for SMEs are still available via a new project called the Internationalisation fund