D2N2 Business Investment Fund

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Business Investment Fund

The D2N2 Business Investment Fund is now closed until further notice. Funding to continue the scheme is being requested and updates will be provided when available.


What is the Business Investment Fund?

The D2N2 Business Investment Fund is a grant scheme to support growing businesses to improve competitiveness, productivity and their ability to take advantage of commercial opportunities.

Grants were available to fund 35% of the total project cost (excluding VAT). The minimum grant available was £3,500 and the maximum grant was £30,000.


Impacts and successes of the Business Investment Fund in D2N2

Since August 2019, the fund has supported a wide range of businesses throughout the D2N2 area in achieving growth:

  • 151 different projects  contracted through the fund
  • A total grant value of £1.83M has been awarded and therefore invested into the D2N2 economy
  • Maximum grant awarded was £29,995
  • Average grant awarded was £12,000
  • A wide range of businesses have been supported, evidenced in our case studies


The D2N2 Business Investment Fund is now closed until further notice – for alternative funding support please see our local access to finance page

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