Start-Up Funding

 

There are a number of possible sources of finance to help you start your business.

Depending on your circumstances you could look at: 

  • Grants towards start up costs
  • Business and personal loans
  • Outside investments

Bassetlaw District Council Grants

The Bassetlaw Grant scheme offers start up and relocations grants of up to £2,000 for businesses in the area...
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First Enterprise Business Loans

Loans to support new and existing businesses secure services, purchase equipment or meet a shortfall in funding for specific new......
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Vision Derbyshire Start Up Grants

Business start up grant scheme in Derby and Derbyshire...
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Enterprising Ashfield

Start-up to Scale-up business support programme across the Kirby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield areas...
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Bolsover Business Start up and Growth Grant Scheme

Grants are available for new and exisitng businesses in the Bolsover District Council area...
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Derby Accelerator

Help to to start, sustain, grow and innovate in Derby City...
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Rushcliffe Accelerator

Rushcliffe accelerator is a brand new business support project designed to help businesses across Rushcliffe to start, sustain, grow and......
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High Peak Accelerator

High Peak Accelerator is a fully funded business support project, designed to help businesses across the High Peak to start,......
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South Derbyshire Accelerator

South Derbyshire Accelerator is a brand new business support project designed to help businesses across South Derbyshire to start, sustain,......
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North East Derbyshire Accelerator

North East Derbyshire Accelerator is a brand new business support project designed to help businesses across North East Derbyshire to......
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Derbyshire Dales Accelerator

Derbyshire Dales Accelerator is a brand new business support project designed to help businesses across Derbyshire Dales to start, sustain,......
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Mansfield Business Grant Schemes

Grants of up to £2500 to support start ups, growth and shop improvements...
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Start-Up Accelerator

The Start-Up Accelerator is a business support project delivered by the Chamber in partnership with Derby City Council and NBV......
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Start-Up Loans

Start or grow your own business with a ’Start-up Loan’ - free mentoring and low-interest personal loans to help you......
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Key Fund

Support social enterprises, charitable organisations and small businesses having a direct social mission...
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Co-Operatives UK

Support for co-ops and community businesses...
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Case Studies

Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mills  

Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mills

Cromford Mills is a water-powered cotton mill that acts as the Northern Gateway to the Derwent Valley Mills UNESCO World...

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News

Skills for Life: Multiply Small Grants Opportunity  

Skills for Life: Multiply Small Grants Opportunity

WMCA has now launched a Small Grants opportunity for VCS Organisations (Wave 2) to support with outreach & engagement activity for...

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Black Business Fund  

Black Business Fund

Black-owned restaurants with fewer than five locations can apply to the fund for a grant.

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