Financial support

The D2N2 Business Investment Fund 

The Growth Hub have an exciting new asset to add to the portfolio of support available to D2N2 businesses in the form of an investment fund.

Grant in Enterprise

As an existing business you could access up to £2,500 of funding to help your business. NBV have directly supported local businesses to access over £2m in grant funding over the past 3 years and they are now offering businesses in Newark and Sherwood the Grant for Enterprise.

Eligible businesses can claim up to £2,500 for specific projects or investments. In order to be eligible you must:

For more information on the grants available visit the NBV Grant in Enterprise website.

Invest to Grow Fund

The “Invest to Grow “ fund is operated through the University of Derby. The fund focuses on growth, innovation and the creation of sustainable jobs. The types of projects which would attract funding are:

There are many ways businesses can use the funding, here are a few examples but the list is not exhaustive:

If you are an SME, Sole Trader or Partnership and can demonstrate that you have tried to access funds from elsewhere and have been unable to do so and that your project will result in the creation of jobs that can be sustained for at least 3 years you can apply.

University of Derby - Access to funding

The British Business Bank Finance Hub

An independent, impartial digital hub designed to raise awareness of the different types of finance available for growing UK businesses.

Want to explore finance options for your business?

 Use the handy six step tool available on the British Business Bank website.

Grant Finder

Grant Finder is Europe's most advanced grants and policy database. Its search engine operates across the public, private and voluntary sectors, identifying funding opportunities and Covid-19 relief schemes appropriate for your business.

To find out more, please see the GRANTfinder website.

Other sources of funding and business support available at local and national levels includes:   

Contact Us

Invest Newark & Sherwood
Castle House
Great North Road
NG24 1BY

01636 655260/01636 655277