Grants and funding for local businesses

Funding and partnerships for local businesses.

Business Gateway Growth Hub

The Business Gateway Growth Hub offers a signposting service for business funding and support, including information on local and national grants, loans programmes and raising finance.

Creative Leicestershire

The Creative Leicestershire Partnership supports local cultural and creative businesses. They offer services such as networking, training and advice.

Creative Leicestershire is hosted by the council, but the programme is funded as a partnership by:

  • The county council
  • Leicester City Council
  • Rutland County Council
  • Charnwood Borough Council
  • Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council

Leicestershire Business Recovery Fund 

The Leicestershire Business Recovery Fund is funded by the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) and is aimed at small/micro businesses to help them recover and future proof themselves from the effects of the coronavirus lockdown. New applications for this fund are currently closed, however there may be funding available in the future.