Business Grants


If your business is in need of some financial help, there are government provided schemes available which you may find useful. There my be some qualifying criteria or conditions you need to be aware of.

Rural Grants

Sheffield City Region have launched the first call for projects through the Growth Programme funding to help projects in Sheffield City Region and the overlap areas create jobs and increase the rural economy growth. These grants are funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) to support investments in micro and small rural businesses that are aiming to grow and create new jobs.

To check if a business is located in a rural area visit the Magic website.

Grants available are from £35,000 up to approximately £140,000 full details on eligibility and application process can be accessed by visiting the GOV.UK website and visiting the SME support: call in Sheffield City Region page.

Projects must be located within the rural Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership area. To check if you are located in a rural area call: Rural Payments helpline on 0300 0200 301 or

Search for General and Community Grants

Funding Central is a free website for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. The site provides access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and resources supporting organisations to develop sustainable income strategies appropriate to their needs.

Funding Central is funded by the Cabinet Officer. Visit the Funding Central website for more information.

D2N2 Growth Hub - Access to Finance

The D2N2 Growth Hub provides information on national an dregional funding for Nottinghamshire based businesses and can access the Business Growth Service Access to Finance Services