The Business Growth Programme provides grant funding to businesses based in Leeds City Region or planning to invest here.
Grants of between £10,000 and £1m are available to create new jobs and business growth.
Who can apply?
SMEs that are based in Leeds City Region or planning to invest here.
Large companies may be eligible in certain circumstances – please contact us to discuss your requirements.
What will Business Growth Programme funding contribute towards?
•Capital investment in land, buildings, plant, machinery and equipment
•Research and development activity (except applied research) where this will support business and jobs growth
Am I eligible?
To receive funding your project must:
•Create new permanent jobs in Leeds City Region; and
•Have private finance available (either your own or from a bank/ other commercial finance) to invest alongside Business Growth Programme funding. For every £1 of Business Growth Programme funding sought, you must be able to provide at least £4 of private sector investment
How to apply
Eligible businesses can apply for Business Growth Programme funding at any time while funding is available – there is no set deadline. To apply visit Leeds City Region website.