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Overview

Funding Round 23 is now open, so submit your completed application form before the closing date of Wednesday 2 May  2018

The Business Development Programme is a component of the £33m Business Growth Programme, which is a comprehensive business support package part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).  As lead partner, Birmingham City Council and 3 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) are working together to deliver this important initiative, which covers the Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire and The Marches LEP areas. 

The Business Development Programme is aimed at existing Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) looking to expand, relocate and improve access to markets. 

Capital and revenue grants are available of £10,000 to £20,000.

Note 1:  The use of consultants or third parties in completing the application form is an ineligible cost.