+44 (0) 1354 622506 business@fenland.gov.uk

Support for Businesses
Funding and Finance

Finance and grant funding

  • Fenland for Business has excellent links with financial organisations and funding bodies and can provide you with impartial advice about which funding opportunities or programmes are the most appropriate to help your business grow. Information regarding just a few of these organisations can be found below but please do contact us for further information and a tailored service.
     
  • GCGP LEP - The Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough (GCGP) Local Enterprise Partnership is a business-led organisation which oversees funding for a range of infrastructure and skills projects in the area. Working with the government and other partner agencies they drive economic development across Cambridgeshire: 
    gcgp.co.uk
     
  • Agri-Tech East Agri-Tech East is an independent, business-focussed cluster organisation, to improve the international competitiveness and sustainability of plant-based agriculture and horticulture. It is bringing together farmers and growers with scientists, technologists and entrepreneurs to create a global innovation hub in agri-tech.  Any company in the agricultural, food production or related industries may be eligible for a grant from the Agri-tech scheme to develop new ideas or improve the way something works in their business. For further information on how Agri-Tech East can help your business visit: 
    agritech-east.co.uk
     
  • Start-Up Loans Company - The Start-Up Loans Company is a government backed scheme set up in 2012 to help new and early stage UK businesses access affordable finance and mentoring support:  
    startuploans.co.uk
     
  • Business Growth Fund - BGF was established in 2011 to help Britain's growing smaller and medium sized businesses. Their mission is to unlock the potential of fast-growing UK businesses that need long-term capital to drive their future success and work collaboratively with the organisations they invest in: 
    businessgrowthfund.co.uk
     
  • Foundation East - Foundation East specialises in supporting businesses who have struggled to get a loan due to a limited trading history, insufficient credit record or a lack of assets to secure against finance. You can get an instant quote on their website. For further information visit: 
    foundationeast.org
     
  • Frederick's Foundation - The Frederick's Foundation is a charity that helps people wanting to set up or expand their business but are unable to access finance from conventional sources. They provide microloan funding alongside support and advice to help your business ambitions become a reality: 
    fredericksfoundation.org/cambridgeshire
     
  • Fens LEADER The LEADER programme is a well-established Rural Development Programme that provides funding to local businesses, farmers, land managers and communities in the Cambridgeshire Fens to create jobs and growth, mainly via small grants. To find out more about the programme visit: 
    cambsfensleader.wordpress.com

 

     
           

Talk to Fenland for Business if you'd like additional information on grants and funding opportunities for your organisation.

Email: business@fenland.gov.uk

Call: +44 (0) 1354  622506

          
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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