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The Business Development Programme is now closed.

All of the funding for the Financial Assistance scheme and all of the places on the Great 200 Leaders Coaching & Mentoring programme have been allocated.

We have been inundated with Financial Assistance applications and as a consequence, have had to close funding Round 3 early. Applications received will be reviewed, and grants allocated subject to availability of funding.

We realise that the early closure of Round 3 will be a disappointment to many SMEs.

However, the Business Development & Innovation Team are in the process of applying for an extension to this fund from the European Regional Development Fund, so if you would like us to add your contact details to our Financial Assistance Grant Waiting List, please complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form below, and we will contact you should/when future funds become available. Please email your completed EOI form toSuzanne.dottin-payne@birmingham.gov.uk.

See first-hand how businesses have benefitted from receiving Great 200 Leaders support by viewing these short case study videos.

Watch the Great 200 Leaders Video Case Studies

The project is funded by Birmingham City Council and the European Regional Development Fund.

For the latest news on the programme, tips and advice on applying for BDP, advance notice of events in your local area and case studies of businesses which have benefited from BDP, see our latest e-newsletter.

If you would like to see first-hand how SMEs across the GBSLEP area have used the BDP funding to deliver successful projects, then why not visit the BDP case studies page

Not for you?

If you decide that the Business Development Programme is not what you are looking for, we have a number of other grant funding programmes which you may be interested in, namely the Business Innovation Programme and the Green Bridge Programme

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Last Updated : 18th May 2015