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Grant Funding for Businesses

If you have ambitions to grow your business but just don’t have enough capital to make it happen the information below might help you realise your goals:

North West Leicestershire Rural Business Grant Fund

This grant has been created to support the growth and development of existing small and medium-sized businesses.

Is your business:

  • An SME in Leicester or Leicestershire with less than 250 employees?
  • Looking to grow, introduce new products, processes or innovate?
  • Trading in a rural location
  • Trading business to business?
  • Looking to create or safeguard jobs?

If YES you may be eligible for this grant!


The Business Growth Grant can be used to help your business grow or diversity:

  • New innovative technology products or services that improve performance
  • Premises improvement or expansion related business development, new product or services
  • Upgrading capital equipment to enable a more technical or automotive approach, flexible working for staff or enhancing customer services.
  • Check out our Rural Business Support Grant

Other Sources of Advice

Citizens Advice Bureau

Federation of Small Businesses

Chamber of Commerce

Institute of Directors

Department for International Trade

Last updated: Thu 28 September, 2023 @ 08:25