Funding and Support Programmes

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Your business could be eligible for grants and loans, as well as funded business support programmes. Most of these are aimed at local businesses who want to innovate, grow, de-carbonise or upskill..

Business support programmes for SMEs

Here are our current business support programmes for SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. They are either part-funded or fully-funded, meaning they are available at no-cost or low-cost to you. Each programme has a specific focus, such as a sector or outcome, but don't worry, we can help you find the right support for your organisation – contact us for advice.

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The University of Derby is our first port-of-call for new talent and to explore funding opportunities…It has been a key partner in our growth.

Keith Cox
Director and Founder, Bloc Digital
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Which programme is right for you?

Each programme has specific eligibility criteria that's linked to the funding, so it can be confusing. But don't worry, our Business Enquiries team can help you find the right support for your organisation.

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