If you are looking for funding to set up a new venture, grow your existing business or make it more resource efficient, our Funding Finder will guide you to the funding available in Worcestershire. Here we detail the latest in grant, loan and equity scheme opportunities that are most relevant to businesses in Worcestershire.
Use the search facility opposite to quickly find the most appropriate results for you or speak to our team on 01905 677 888 to discuss your options in more detail.
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The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 revealed that almost 7 in 10 large businesses identified a data breach or attack, costing in some cases millions of pounds. Would your business survive a similar attack?
Cyber Security has never been more important, particularly with the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, so now is the time to make your Worcestershire business more cyber secure, and we can help.
17th May 2017
Lowering your energy bills can make a big difference to your business bottom line, so if you are looking to cut costs, we can help.
Our ERDF funded Business Energy Efficiency Programme supports eligible businesses in Worcestershire to become more environmentally friendly, and in doing so, save money on energy costs.
The support on offer is twofold – firstly to assess your business premises, products and processes to see what improvements can be made with energy usage and secondly, to provide grants of up to £20,000 (up to 40% of the total cost of the project) to implement the recommendations from the assessment and make your business more energy efficient.
26th August 2016
The Carbon Trust has launched a new fund providing vital capital for smaller businesses to replace old, power-guzzling equipment, together with expert advice to boost the efficiency and productivity of businesses across England, Scotland and Wales. The £7m fund has been made available to SMEs on a first come-first served basis, and will offer energy […]
20th October 2016
Enterprising Worcestershire is an exciting ERDF funded programme offering support to new and early stage businesses in the region. Starting up and developing a business can be challenging, especially during the first couple of years. If you know your business has potential, or you anticipate high rate growth, our fully funded business assistance could make all the difference to your success.
- Business Start-Up & High Growth Start-Up Programmes
- EDRF Funding
- Enterprising Worcestershire Programmes
- Start-up Programmes
30th May 2017
Living in Worcestershire? Thinking about starting your own business? Want some help? Enterprising Worcestershire’s dedicated and experienced business advisors from Blue Orchid will deliver a minimum of 12 hrs free support workshops and 1-2-1 to help you get to grips with the requirements of starting and running your own business. Exploring your business idea Business […]
24th July 2017
Find it in Worcestershire is the place to find local supply chain opportunities within the County. Set up in 2011, the free to use service offers local businesses the opportunity to meet local suppliers at our monthly breakfast meetings, as well as pitching for work directly on the Find it Portal.
The website was refreshed in June 2016 and now has a quick quote function, VCS opportunity pages for Corporate Social Responsibility as well as Tier One Supply pages and member forums. With a membership of over 8,500 local businesses and opportunities posted worth £200million, Find it really is the place to do Business in the County.
26th August 2016
Get Set Midlands offer a flexible range of services to growing businesses of all sizes Business strategy Having a clear action plan in place to navigate your path to growth is essential, whether it involves building your team, investing in new technology, entering new markets or achieving a profit goal. The Get Set Midlands team […]
24th March 2017
If you are ready to expand your business but need financial support to make it happen, we are here to help. The Investing in Growth programme, funded by ERDF, is designed to help SMEs in Worcestershire to initiate significant expansion projects through the provision of advice and funding.
2nd June 2017
The Low Carbon Growth Support Project uses funding from European Regional Development Fund to provide grant funding and support to Small to Medium Size Enterprises in The Black Country and Greater Birmingham and Solihull areas. The project aims to help businesses identify and realise energy efficiency savings that will lead to reduced energy costs and lower carbon emissions. We […]
20th November 2017
If your business is looking to implement a large scale renewable energy project or has the potential for high-tech green growth, support may be available to help your business grow. Through our ERDF funded Low Carbon Opportunities Programme, small and medium sized businesses in Worcestershire may be eligible for feasibility support and grants to install renewable energy systems or launch low carbon projects.
19th December 2016
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01905 677 888
To discuss the funding and support that is available to your business.